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By Marc Rath / m.rath@bepp.co.uk

VISITORS climbed to the top of Cabot Tower for the first time in almost four years as the iconic building reopened to the public.

People flocked to the refurbished tower on top of Brandon Hill to enjoy one of the best views in Bristol after it was officially reopened by Bristol’s Lord Mayor on Tuesday.

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By Rachel Gardner / r.gardner@bepp.co.uk

AFTER being off limits for nearly four years Bristol’s Cabot Tower opens to the  public again today.

Following an Evening Post campaign to help save it, £420,000 has been spent on a project to repair and restore the city’s landmark 105ft (32m) tall tower.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter / s.rkaina@bepp.co.uk

THE date for the long-awaited reopening of Cabot Tower has been announced.

The iconic building on the top of Brandon Hill will be open to visitors on TuesdayAug 16, following a three-and-a-half-year closure for repairs.

Visitors will be allowed inside to climb the stairwell to the top of the grade two listed structure and enjoy panoramic views of Bristol from 1pm.

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By Marc Rath

 

THE familiar stonework of Bristol’s Cabot Tower is visible again after scaffolding which encased it as part of a restoration project was removed.

Scaffolding had surrounded the iconic structure on the top of Brandon Hill for months to allow workmen to carry out repairs to make it safe.

Most of the work is now complete and visitors will be able to climb to top of the 32m-high building when it reopens to the public in the middle of August following a three-and-a-half year closure.

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