66-70 Church Road


The existing site is a corner plot in the historic area of Moorfields. The site stretches back along Dove Lane and is three units wide along Church Road. The site has fallen into severe dereliction over the last few years and is ripe for regeneration.
  • Key Site leading into Bristol City Centre
  • Opportunity to increase the density of the site due to its location
  • Existing derelict site that does not tie together in its current form
  • Key opportunity to improve a 15-minute neighbourhood
  • Opportunity to become a focal point and driver for regeneration in the area
  • Highly sustainable car free development


Aerial montage visual showing the proposal within its existing context
Commercial Units
A detailed analysis of the immediate context and a range of other metrics has resulted in proposing an exciting scheme that will be no doubt become the centre of a wider regeneration of this part of Inner East Bristol. The proposal will anchor this site providing vibrancy with the commercial units and tranquility with the residential units, all who benefit from private amenity spaces.


A detailed contextual analysis made clear that there were a range of building heights with varying materiality, however contextually it was clear that the prevailing palette was brickwork. The decision was made to take this forward and refer to a range of precedent that would allow us to refine and develop the scheme further. The key items considered throughout were to ensure that we had adequate natural light within each space. It was also important for us to consider outdoor amenity spaces for every residential unit, which has always been a key to healthy living. Additionally, as the scheme is along a main tributary into the City Centre as well as near to a local centre, it was important for it to reinforce this with the inclusion of 3 commercial units that we believe will further enhance its ability to be part of a 15-minute neighbourhood.
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