The Association

Camden Residents’ Association represents Camden Road, Camden Row, Belgrave Crescent, Upper and Lower Hedgemead and Frankley Buildings, Bath.

The association was formed in 1994 with the aim of producing proposals to reduce speeding and deal with the increasing volume of traffic using Camden Road. Since then a number of improvements have been put into place. As well as significant traffic calming measures, a pedestrian crossing and two bus shelters have been installed at the Claremont end of Camden Road.

A survey of members led to the council agreeing to include Camden in the city’s residents’ parking scheme in 2011, and a number of additional parking spaces were installed on Camden Road.

Camden residents have helped to maintain the steps at St Stephens Road by cutting back vegetation, and have obtained grants for restoration of the railings to the steps, which has made this a more attractive pedestrian route and less threatening. Residents also volunteer regularly to cut back vegetation and clear rubbish from the open space in front of Camden Crescent. See Wild Camden for more information on this project.

The Annual General Meeting is held every autumn and a newsletter is distributed to every household in Camden prior to the meeting.

We welcome comments from residents and ideas for improving our area – use the contact details on our Contact page.