New developments set to alter Bristol’s low-rise skyline

St Mary Redcliffe church, Bristol

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Some fear high-rise buildings will diminish the city’s heritage

A testament to the city’s low-rise skyline, the tallest building in Bristol is actually the 12th-century St Mary Redcliffe church – its spire one of the few structures to stand out in Bristol.

However, this is set to change. When the 25-storey residential tower, Castle Park View, which is being developed by LinkCity, is completed in 2022, it could just overtake the church as the city’s tallest building, if only by a metre or two.

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