The Society has responded to consultation on a number of active travel schemes proposed by the Council. The consultation was in the form of a series of engagement surveys; the Society commented generally, not on specific schemes.
The Civic Society comments on the Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) in respect of Bristol Bridge and associated streets.
The Society has learned that Commons Act consent was granted for the Seawalls café on 11 November 2020.
The Watkins Jones proposal for the development of the triangular site between Gas Lane and Freestone Road is for 387 student bedspaces, including communal facilities, bin and bike stores.
The Society is reserving its position until full details of proposals for Ashton Gate and Longmoor Village are available. These are our initial comments on the proposals shown to us..
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.
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.