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New University Library

Press release issued: 26 September 2019

The University of Bristol has revealed its latest design for the landmark new University Library, including exciting plans to transform the area around Tyndall Avenue in Clifton.

The plans include a new civic square, with proposed new road layouts to improve traffic flow, enhance the pedestrian and cycling routes and make the whole area safer and accessible for everyone.

Following feedback from university staff, students and local resident groups on the initial plans, the updated pre-application planning proposals will be submitted to Bristol City Council next week and will be open for public consultation.

Public consultation on the updated new University Library and public space plans runs from 1 October to 21 October, with a range of opportunities to provide feedback;

Public drop-in events on:

These events will be an opportunity to talk to the University Library team, alongside architects, Hawkins Brown, transport consultants, Arup and landscape architects, Grants.

Design plans will be on display in Beacon House reception and Hawthorns Terrace café from 1 October – 21 October.

An online survey will be live on

For more details, please read the press release. 

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