May 2009: The winner of the public poll to find Stroud’s best shop front was announced as more than 60 residents and traders attended Stroud Town Council’s Annual Awards Evening in early May. Walkers Bakery was named as the winner during the … Continue reading
May 2009: Stroud has been nominated in the Great Towns category for an Academy of Urbanism award. The nomination describes the town as: “One of the more authentically gritty and industrial of the Cotswold towns, Stroud has been regenerating itself … Continue reading
Stroud’s ‘ugliest building’, Tricorn House, has been empty and derelict for many years. Its prominent position at a major road junction ensures everyone, residents and visitors alike, get a regular view of this monstrosity. © Photo copyright David Gruar and licensed for … Continue reading
Some general notes about Stroud – taken from our original website: The Stroud area has a complicated history and geography, set amongst the valleys of the River Frome and its tributaries, which cut deeply into the Cotswold escarpment south of … Continue reading
Stroud Civic Society’s new promotional and membership leaflet is now available for download. Photographs in the leaflet are by acclaimed local photographer Henri Kyriacou. Click here for your copy.
For 2009 the Stroud Town Design Awards scheme was used to promote good shop front design, with the Civic Society nominating five entries to go forward into a public poll run by Stroud Town Council. Attractive, well-maintained streets draw visitors and shoppers to … Continue reading