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03 Oct 2021

Arts plans for bus depot

An old bus depot in Bath, Somerset, could get a new lease of life as a contemporary arts destination.

A group of local artists from Bath Art Depot came up with the plans after learning that the city’s Weston Island site may become available.

First Bus depot in Bath
First Bus currently uses the depot, which is in Lower Bristol Road

The Arts Island would become an arts quarter, with studios, a gallery, café, sculpture park, and flea market area on the site.

Bath’s Liberal Democrat MP, Wera Hobhouse (b. 1960), supports the idea and says ‘city leaders should think big’.


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03 Oct 2021 | 17:28

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