Planning Issues

Land at Airport Road

Aerial photo of 59-68 Feeder Road

59-68 Feeder Road St. Philips: February 2020 update

Leisure Island: February 2020 update

BRI car park: February 2020 update

BRI car park: February 2020 update

A planning Inspector heard UBH's planning appeal on the 21/22 January 2020. We expect a decision in March.
Vauxhall House and Payne’s Shipyard

Vauxhall House and Payne’s Shipyard

Between the New Cut and Coronation Road, Crest Nicholson propose to demolish the site to build up to 158 flats with car parking, landscaping, access, infrastructure and a riverside pedestrian path.
New University Library: Feb 2020 update

New University Library: Feb 2020 update

The Society supports redevelopment of the Hawthorns and the construction of a new Arts and Social Sciences Library (the Library) but regrets that it cannot support the current scheme.
Bonnington Walk

Bonnington Walk

The Council proposes to build 188 new homes on the south side of Bonnington Walk, Lockleaze. The development will be a mix of private sale and affordable units on, approximately, a 50/50 basis.
New Temple Meads Campus

New Temple Meads Campus

The University has outline planning permission for new academic buildings and has now applied for permission for the details of the design. The Society supports the design but has reservations.
Easy Hotel

Easy Hotel

The Civic Society supports the current planning application to build a 134-bedroom hotel in a new building which will enhance a broken part of West Street and deliver a retail unit large enough for the convenience store that the area lacks.
The Chanson Foods site, Avon Street

The Chanson Foods site, Avon Street

The Society has said that the height of this development should not exceed the height of the new development north of the railway. We have alternatively suggested that the height of the northern block is reduced and the ‘lost’ space transferred to the southern block.
BRI: December 2019 update

BRI: December 2019 update

A planning committee has approved the latest proposal to redevelop the site of the Bristol Royal Infirmary Old Building in record time, with Councillors thanking officers, consultees and the developers.
Redcliffe Wharf: December 2019 update

Redcliffe Wharf: December 2019 update

In November, a revised planning application 18/06060/LA was submitted for Redcliffe Wharf development. The height of the central building has been increased and the view from Redcliffe Parade is now similar to that of the original scheme.
The Arc, Millennium Square

The Arc, Millennium Square

We The Curious propose to develop a moving observation capsule in the north east corner of Millennium Square. beside the listed, former Cannons Marsh railway goods shed.
Council housing developments

Council housing developments

The Society strongly supports the Council’s initiative to re-develop vacant suburban sites around the city with higher residential densities. Most of the land the Council owns.
Globe House

Globe House

Westworks propose to develop a large site between the River Frome and Pennywell Road. This includes Globe House, a dilapidated building at the centre of the site.
Leisure Island

Leisure Island

Although the Society strongly supports redevelopment of this triangular space close to Lawrence Hill roundabout, we regret that we cannot support the erection of a new 6-storey perimeter block.
Former Soapworks Building

Former Soapworks Building

The developer First Base proposes to redevelop the site of the former Gardiner Haskins Homecentre between Old Bread Street and Straight Street, Old Market.
University of Bristol Library: October 2019 update

University of Bristol Library: October 2019 update

The proposed University of Bristol new library will be located on the site of the current Hawthorns building. The Society continues to support a development of a library on this site but regrets that it cannot support this proposal.
BRI car park: October update

BRI car park: October update

University Hospitals Bristol has appealed against the Council’s refusal in March 2019 of the planning application to build a multi-storey car park in Marlborough Street.

Planning issues reviewed in the last twelve months