Survey of Brunswick Square gardens

Members of the Gloucester and District Archaelogical Research Group carried out a survey of the Brunswick Square gardens over Bank Holiday weekend , 23, 24 and 25 May 2009. Using state of the art technology Nigel Spry along with Don and Terry, were trying to find...

St Mary de Crypt

The Trustees of the church have approached the Civic Trust to help them. The Old School Room which is where the Crypt shcool started and also used by Robert Raikes for his Sunday School needs urgent repairs. Currently it’s not usable. The Civic Trust is looking...

Hillfield Gardens

We’ve been working with the Friends of Hillfield Gardens on looking at grant funding for the monuments. This is still in hand. We need a lot of money – £80,000. With our sister partner Gloucester Historic Buildings, it’s been agreed to replace the...

G&S Canal Newsletter April 2009

Purton Stop Gates Contractors began removing two of the 10 tonne stop gates at Purton on 30 March for their periodic inspection and any necessary maintenance. The work extended into a second week due to the diver finding unforeseen ground conditions. Demolition Plans...

St Michaels Tower redevelopment

Walking through ‘The Cross’ in Gloucester you’ll notice the boarding has gone up around St Michaels Tower. Thanks to Heritage Lottery Funding, our hopes of making the Tower an arts and cultural centre are becoming reality. The Tower is being restored...