A Bristol City Council spokeswoman said: “The developer of the chocolate factory is negotiating with the council, which is finalising an in-principle agreement to sell a small strip of land so that some houses could be accessed by bikes from the cycle track.
Bristol Evening Post, ‘Bristol City Council questioned over sale of land for homes’, 19 November 2008, 2.19pm
The confusion being caused is that there is an appearance that the council has agreed to sell the land in question to the developers of the Elizabeth Shaw factory site. No agreement has in fact been reached to sell the land
Email from Jane Greenaway, BCC Acting Parks Strategy Coordinator, 19 November 2008, 2.21pm
Go figure …