This proposal would build 245 units of student accommodation and ground floor commercial space on the southside of Stokes Croft with a return frontage on Moon Street.
The planning committee by a majority of 8 to 2 accepted the Planning Department’s report and granted planning permission.
The developer has now applied for planning permission to change the use and provide specialist student housing. The Society prefers conventional residential use creating a more balanced and stable community that would support ancillary activities.
The Society generally supports Galliford Try’s proposal to develop 345 Bath Road, a site on the city side of the St. Mary Redcliffe cemetery on the Bath Road.
On the south-west corner of the junction of Marsh Bridge and Albert Road with the Feeder Road, this scheme would build accommodation for 640 students in blocks of 7, 8 and 14-floors.
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.
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.
Bristol Council has been consulting on proposed changes to the Local Plan policies. The Society has responded to the second round of consultation.
Bristol University new campus residential accommodation in Temple Island is disappointing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Planning Application Group takes a balanced view of the conversion of commercial buildings for residential use.
A Planning Committee has refused the BRI's planning application for a multi-storey car park.
Planning issues reviewed in the last twelve months