Proposed pedestrian/cycle bridge over Bridge Valley Road

Jan 14

Proposed Stone Bridge over Bridge Valley Road

Dec 7, 2016

St Mary's Hospital (update)

Dec 7, 2016

No 9 Bus to Reconnect Clifton Village & Whiteladies Rd.

Nov 17, 2016

Remembrance Day Service

Nov 14, 2016

Former W.H. Smith site in Clifton: What Now?

Nov 5, 2016

Somerset House, Canynge Rd: Update

Nov 5, 2016

more news…


Talk on Rev David A. Doudney & his Interesting Life

Feb 21

more events…

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The benefits of CHIS membership include:

CHIS membership costs £8 per year. Complete and send the form on the Membership page.

Welcome to the CHIS Website

For some considerable time we have been working on this new website for CHIS.

We would be very pleased if you were to review the site. All comments — on style, content, and anything else — are welcome. Please send them to:


What is CHIS?

The Clifton and Hotwells Improvement Society, popularly known as CHIS, was founded in 1968 and now has over 1,100 members. Its main aims are:

Since its inception CHIS has become widely respected for its balanced attitude towards local issues. Although one of the largest amenity societies in the country, it manages to retain personal contacts necessary for the committee to reflect members’ views.

CHIS covers the diverse area of urban Bristol BS8 which includes Hotwells, North Clifton, Cliftonwood, the west of Whiteladies Road and Clifton Village.

For more about CHIS, see About CHIS and A Brief History of CHIS.