On 22 May, 10 light hovercraft and the Portishead Lifeboat went in convoy up the Avon from Shirehampton to Bath Road Bridge with the Lord… Read More »First Hovercraft under Suspension Bridge
The ss Great Britain Trust would like to hear from anyone who remembers the ss Great Britain coming home to Bristol in July 1970. We… Read More »SS Great Britain coming home 40 years ago
The Floating Harbour, made up of Avon New Cut and Feeder Canal, was opened on 1 May 1809, and was created by civil engineer William… Read More »200th anniversary of the opening of the floating harbour.
Jan 09: English Heritage have now extended its Heritage at Risk Register to include Scheduled Monuments, Registered parks and Gardens, Registered Battlefields and Protected Wrecks.… Read More »Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA)