Green light for plans to transform iconic Generator Building into creative offices

New office space for Bristol’s burgeoning creative, media and tech sectors is to be developed in one of the city’s most iconic former industrial buildings The Generator Building, with its characteristic red brick and stone façade overlooking the Floating Harbour, originally housed the generator for the Bristol’s tram system.  Plans to give it a new lease of life were drawn

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Nash Partnership appoints senior urban designer to bolster its planning team

Bath-headquartered planning, design and regeneration consultancy Nash Partnership has strengthened the planning team in its Bristol office with the appointment of a senior urban designer. Neil Harvie, pictured, has worked with private and public sector clients and has experience of complex urban settings and addressing rural challenges.  He brings with him a mix of planning and design experience and a

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First of Visit Bath’s new marketing campaigns targets Millennials with city’s ‘unexpected’ side

Destination marketing organisation Visit Bath is launching eight mini-campaigns this year to boost the city’s tourist offer and directly target different types of visitor. The first – called Unexpected Bath – is now underway and is highlighting the quirky and more unusual side of the city. The campaign, which makes use of extensive social media, is targeting millennials and students

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Future picks new editors for guitar titles with promise to celebrate the instrument’s ‘ongoing relevance’

Bath-based magazine publisher and media group Future has appointed new editors for two of its guitar titles. Damian Fanelli now heads Guitar World while Christopher Scapelliti is at the helm of Guitar Player.  Damian has been promoted from his role as online manager at Guitar World, where he boosted the brand’s Facebook following from 68,000 to more than 1m in

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Happiest Workplace Awards give enlightened creative firms reasons to be cheerful

Creative firms that go the extra mile to ensure their staff are cheerful and fulfilled are being invited to enter the annual South West Happiest Workplace Competition.   The brainchild of Bristol-based workplace and interior design consultancy Wylde IA, the contest has successfully championed enlightened businesses since it was launched four years ago.  This year it has the support of mental

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Replay market to underline Bristol’s status as gaming hub by making debut in city

Bristol’s reputation as a centre for the video gaming industry will get a boost later this month when the city’s first gaming market takes place. The event on June 24 is set to draw around 2,500 fans from across the South West and Wales.  It is being staged by Replay, the Milton Keynes-based company behind the PLAY Expo retro shows

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Boost for Bristol’s bid to become home to Channel 4’s new HQ as team prepares to visit city

Channel 4 bosses have outlined more details of what they are seeking from the cities competing to secure the broadcaster’s new national headquarters as Bristol’s bid received a number of boosts this week. Broadcast, the TV industry title, surveyed its readers on which city they felt would be the best location for Channel 4 – with Bristol and Glasgow sharing

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