Future of Ashton Court?

Millions of pounds are needed for essential repairs at Bristol's famous Ashton Court mansion. But what should happen to this grand old building? The city council has commissioned a survey to find out.

Millions are needed for repairs - so what's the future for Ashton Court mansion?

The south facing side of Bristol's Ashton Court mansion Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

It's one of Bristol's best-loved landmarks, but it needs millions of pounds for essential repairs. Large parts of Ashton Court mansion, on the southern edge of the city, are disused and virtually derelict.

Now the city council has commissioned a survey to find out what should happen to it - which could even include converting part of it into upmarket apartments.

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