Investing in Parks

On 4 July 2012, the Council Cabinet agreed that £3.5 million be made available to invest into Parks and Green Spaces citywide. This investment will contribute towards meeting the policies and aspirations of the Parks and Green Space Strategy. As part of this funding stream we will see a further 24 additional Children’s play areas being improved within our parks and green spaces.

In total, 47 projects across all Neighbourhood Partnership areas were put forward to cabinet for approval. Some of these projects were funded wholly through the Capital Stimulus funding, while others were required to be match funded from the Neighbourhood Partnership devolved S106 funding.

Work is now in prgress to confirm S106 funding, finalise the designs of these projects and let contracts as necessary. Work will begin on the ground soon.

The documents below which were prepared for the BPF give the latest updates.

Capital Investment in Parks, Update Jan 2013

Capital Investment in Parks, programme update Jan 2013

Capital Investment in Parks, Update Oct 2012

Capital Investment in Parks, programme Oct 2012

Knowle West Regeneration Framework

Bristol City Council is consulting on a Knowle West Regeneration Framework to guide the planned regeneration in Knowle West. This regeneration will impact on several parks and green spaces in the area.

More information at

Knowle West Community Website –

Council’s webpage for Knowle West Regeneration Framework

Proposed options for the Kingswear/Novers/Marksbury Road Masterplan

Presentation to BPF meeting 21 April 2012 by Len, NSI

Revised AGSP proposals for Knowle West

BPF Committee response on Knowle West 18 May 2012