Sustainable Widcombe

Building a Sustainable Widcombe In 2016 a working group “Sustainable Widcombe” was convened as part of the Improving Widcombe Initiative to consider how Widcombe could be more sustainable.  The intention to identify actionable ideas that could be implemented by the community and individuals residents and businesses. The resulting report is available by clicking on the…

Widcombe Social Club

The WSC has been an important part of the area’s heritage since it’s inception in 1899 – originally found at 25 Claverton Buildings on Widcombe’s high-street as the ‘Widcombe Workmen’s Club’, it officially became ‘Widcombe Social Club’ after moving to its new and current premises in 1970. After a multi-million pound redevelopment deal was completed in…

Royal Oak

Simon Wynne, with partner Tracey and young daughter Alexandra, returned in the summer of 2018, as landlord of the Royal Oak in Pultney Road.  Simon has lived in Widcombe all of his life.  He went to the Junior School and has been a publican in Widcombe for over 25 years. A traditional pub, with good…

Widcombe Deli

Since opening Widcombe Deli in January 2017, Nicky and Jon Ison have received a very warm reception and now have a whole host of loyal regular customers. The couple pride themselves on independence – everything is home-baked from local produce, plus they have their own brand of coffee, j.j beano’s. Deliciously Charming – Happily Independent…

Widcombe Wobblers

Overview The Widcombe Wobblers was formed to offer social bike rides in and around Bath. The objective is to encourage people to get on their bikes and to enjoy the city and countryside in a leisurely way. Many of the group have re-discovered cycling as a pleasurable way to meet others, to keep fit and…

Flamingo

Flamingo is our newest shop on the Widcombe Parade run by local Amanda Brown. Flamingo sells handmade cards and gifts that can be personalised to celebrate a special occasion that you or a loved one are enjoying. Amanda Brown also paints contemporary art on canvas using bright stripes and spots. When she hasn’t got a paintbrush in her…

Widcombe Street Party

What a day it was! After almost a year of traffic misery and delays to the works on the Rossiter Rd scheme it was touch and go: would the traffic scheme be complete in time for the street party and would we really have something to celebrate on June 7th? The answer to the second…