The Society welcomes the redevelopment of this underused and unattractive site. We support the proposal but still have reservations about some of the design elements.
The Civic Society welcomes and supports the proposals to extend the current visitor attraction at the SS Great Britain into the adjacent Albion Dockyard. The proposals will deliver a vibrant mixed-use scheme, providing an enhanced visitor attraction.
The Civic Society continues to support in principle the revised plans for this site on the south-west edge of the city, but we continue to object to the height of the buildings at the north end of the site.
Bristol City Council has been consulting on the strategic approach to addressing the risk of flooding through both tidal surges up the River Avon and downstream river overflow from rainwater.
The Society has responded to a West of England Combined Authority (WECA) consultation on a Spatial Development Strategy (SDS), which considers the region’s strategic housing, planning and infrastructure needs.
The Society generally welcomes the revised scheme for St Catherine's Place which provides a range of benefits to the local area.
Jeff Bishop reviews 'Planning for the Future', a Government White Paper that will, if implemented, affect many aspects of development and conservation in Bristol.
Following the Civic Society review in Feb 2019, revisions have been made. The Society supports some of the changes, but continues to object to the proposals because of the height of the buildings.
Goram Homes, a housing company founded by Bristol City Council, proposes to deliver 165 flats on land previously used as a caravan site off Cumberland Road.
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.