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

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

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 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

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

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.

Dame Iris Murdoch

On Wednesday, 20 November 2019 the Right Honourable Lord Mayor, Councillor Jos Clark unveiled a blue plaque at Badminton School to celebrate the writer and philosopher Dame Iris Murdoch.

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

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

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.

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