Planning Issues

Avon Street student accommodation

Redcliffe Wharf: August 2019 Update

Taviner’s Building Update: July 2019

2-18 Stokes Croft

2-18 Stokes Croft

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.
Bath Road former filling station

Bath Road, Totterdown: June update

The planning committee by a majority of 8 to 2 accepted the Planning Department’s report and granted planning permission.
Photo of Portland Square

Portland Square: update June 2019

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.
345 Bath Road

345 Bath Road

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.
10 Feeder Road

10 Feeder 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.
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.

Planning issues reviewed in the last twelve months