“Temporary reprieve” for nightclub until council approves plans student flats in heart of Stokes Croft.
Social enterprise Coexist were evicted in December, but this could be a lifeline for the Stokes Croft hub.
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We documented Coexist's last 48 hours at Hamilton House. The social enterprise is leaving after 10 years at the Stokes Croft cultural hub.
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Coexist were given 24 hours notice to leave on Monday but say they are going to hang on for another month.
As Coexist say they are now under threat of closure, the new manager has been targeted by campaigners.
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Coexist’s Hamilton House adventure appears to be up but a new opportunity for community ownership is on the horizon.
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Following a year of fraught negotiations, evictions and uncertainty, the building’s owners are also submitting a full planning application for flats.
After having two planning applications blocked, Hamilton House's owners aim to keep development plans alive by stopping it being given community centre status.
After 200 tenants were recently evicted, the future of Stokes Croft's cultural hub hangs in the balance as plans to redevelop are blocked yet again by the council.
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Around 150 tenants forced out, in the latest chapter of the long dispute over the future of the Stokes Croft cultural hub.
A packed meeting took place at Hamilton House on Stokes Croft this afternoon to discuss the future of the building.
The future of Hamilton House, an iconic social enterprise and community hub on Stokes Croft, has been made uncertain.
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