Planning Issues

Photo of Portland Square

Portland Square: update June 2019

345 Bath Road

10 Feeder Road

Redcross Street

Redcross Street

The Society welcomes the construction of more homes in the centre of the city, but we regret that we cannot support this planning application to build 64, 1- and 2-bedroom flats at 7 Redcross Street.
Bath Road former filling station

Bath Road, Totterdown: Update

The proposal for the former Filling Station is to build 152 new dwellings in four buildings comprising a 15-storey tower, two central blocks of 6 and 7-storeys and a 3-storey eastern block.
Local Plan Review: second consultation

Local Plan Review: second consultation

Bristol Council has been consulting on proposed changes to the Local Plan policies. The Society has responded to the second round of consultation.
Temple Island residential proposals

Temple Island residential proposals

Bristol University new campus residential accommodation in Temple Island is disappointing.
Former fire station

Former Fire Station: update

Cubex, who have redeveloped Finzel’s Reach, have applied for planning consent to demolish and redevelop the former Fire Service HQ building on the south side of Counterslip.
Joint Local Transport Plan

Joint Local Transport Plan

The JLTP was out to consultation in February/March 2019. It covers similar ground to the recently consulted Bristol Transport Strategy, but covering the wider West of England area.
Silverthorne Lane, St Philips

Silverthorne Lane, St Philips

The Society strongly supports this massive redevelopment of former industrial land that runs from the Avon Street Bridge east to the St. Philip’s Causeway along the north bank of the Feeder Canal.
A convenient development

A convenient development

An imaginative proposal to convert a fine Edwardian building at the junction of Woodland Road and Park Row into a café gets Civic Society support.
A balanced approach to commercial and residential development

A balanced approach to commercial and residential development

The Planning Application Group takes a balanced view of the conversion of commercial buildings for residential use.
BRI car park: March update

BRI car park: March update

A Planning Committee has refused the BRI's planning application for a multi-storey car park.
Broadwalk, Knowle

Broadwalk Shopping Centre: March update

The proposals for Knowle Broadwalk have generated a large public response which was mainly positive. A planning committee has granted planning permission.
4-16 Clifton Down Road

4-16 Clifton Down Road

There is a fourth proposal by THAT Group to develop this boarded-up island site in the centre of Clifton Village. Former occupants included WH Smith and Splinter’s Café.
Parkview Campus site image

Parkview Office Campus, Whitchurch Lane

The Society supports the redevelopment of this site which was originally built as the HQ building for the former Somerfield Supermarkets.
Designers image of building

Kingsown House and Unity Street

Summix Capital proposes to demolish the site to construct a mixed use scheme including 103 affordable co-living accommodation units.
Little Paradise, Bedminster

Little Paradise, Bedminster

The Society supports the principle of residential development on this site in Little Paradise and Stafford Street but has reservations.
Aerial view of site.

Redcross Street, Old Market

The Society endorses the response of the Old Market Community Association who support a proposal by CTU Partner Limited to build 75 residential apartments in Old Market.

Planning issues reviewed in the last twelve months