• © Chris Wilkins

  • © Chris Wilkins

  • © Chris Wilkins

  • © Chris Wilkins

  • © Chris Wilkins

  • © Chris Wilkins

The General

  • Friday 10AM, 12.30PM

Venue number: 62

The General

  • Friday 10 AM, 12.30 PM

Venue number: 62

  • © Chris Wilkins

  • © Chris Wilkins

  • © Chris Wilkins

  • © Chris Wilkins

  • © Chris Wilkins

  • © Chris Wilkins

The General

Discover the design features and decision processes behind The General, the award-winning residential conversion of the former Bristol General Hospital. Join a tour by developer City & Country to hear about how they transform challenging historical sites, share your thoughts about this landmark development and have your questions answered.

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Design Information

  • Built1858
  • Designed byWilliam Bruce Gingell (original), City & Country (renovation)
  • Building styleVictorian & Renaissance

Grand Grade II listed building with impressive Italianate stonework and French Renaissance rooftops, with extensions in the late 19th century. Further additions to the south wing and lodge buildings by Bristol architect George Oatley took place in the 20th century before an extensive refit created high quality modern flats in recent years.

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