Planning Issues

Old Market Street

Redcliffe Quarter

Longmoor Village: July 2021 update

Ashton Gate: July 2021 update

Ashton Gate: July 2021 update

The Society comments on an application for the demolition of the existing buildings immediately to the west of the Ashton Gate Stadium and development of a sports hub, hotel, offices, housing and multi storey car park.
Easton Road development

Easton Road and Lawrence Hill

The Civic Society supports proposals for 72 dwellings and commercial space in Easton Road and Lawrence Hill, Old Market, Bristol.
St Mary le Port: update July 2021

St Mary le Port: update July 2021

The proposal for the St Mary Le Port site is not an appropriate design response to this sensitive site located in Bristol’s historic core.
Dovercourt Development

Dovercourt Road

Goram Homes has proposed a brownfield development for 120 – 150 homes on land owned by Bristol City Council, a former depot off Dovercourt Rd, Horfield.
Baltic Wharf

Baltic Wharf

The Society agrees that this site offers a good opportunity for housing but we have concerns over the height and design of the proposal and its impact on the neighbourhood.
Plot 5 Bedminster Green

Plot 5 Bedminster Green

The Society is concerned with the height of buildings in Dandara’s development on Plot 5, Bedminster Green, which comprises apartments and mixed retail, eating and community uses.
Image of Mary-le-Port-Street

West end of Castle Park

The Society strongly supports the redevelopment of the Lloyds Bank, the Bank of England, and the Norwich Union Buildings site at the west end of Castle Park.
West Car Park at Bristol Zoo

West Car Park at Bristol Zoo

The Civic Society is supportive of a proposal to develop the existing West Car Park at Bristol Zoo for a residential project.
Old rail depot, Clanage Road update: May 2021

Old rail depot, Clanage Road update: May 2021

Bristol Civic Society continues to consider that the current design of Clanage Road development is bland and inappropriate in such a location. The planning application was subsequently approved by Bristol City Council.
Changes for drivers in Bristol

Changes for drivers in Bristol

Alan Morris explains the complex changes for drivers in Bristol's city centre and paints the broader picture behind the headlines. Some changes will meet strong resistance.

Planning issues reviewed in the last twelve months

 

Streetfocus is a useful website with a map showing proposals by developers to create new buildings, change existing sites, and other smaller changes such as tree works.