This section provides a commentary on planning applications and developments and the work we do in this area. From June 2018 it relies on links to our new planning portal for details of specific applications, and complements this by offering a broader thematic treatment. Also from June 2018, this section covers individual planning applications and wider developments, which were previously presented in separate sections.

loft extensionRecent planning applications we've scrutinised include a crop of ugly conversions that appear to be part of a pattern, more cafés proposed for Gloucester Road, and other proposals.

planningapplicationsApplication Summary
Address: 48 Egerton Road Bristol BS7 8HL
Proposal: Loft conversion including dormer extension and roof alteration

planningapplicationsApplication Summary
Address: 28 & 30 Cranbrook Road Bristol BS6 7BW
Proposal: Works to front and rear roofslopes of each house to facilitate loft conversions.

planningapplicationsApplication Summary. Address: 102 Gloucester Road Bishopston Bristol BS7 8BN
Proposal: Convert shipping container into juice/wrap/sandwich serving bar.

planningapplicationsApplication Summary
Address: 215A Gloucester Road Bishopston Bristol BS7 8NN
Proposal: Extension to flat above ground floor shop.

bristol arenaMany people who care about air quality and congestion in Bristol are concerned that Bristol’s Mayor, Marvin Rees, is having second thoughts about building a Bristol arena at Temple Meads and is considering an alternative location in Filton.

Bristol local plan

The Local Plan Review will look at BCC policies that determine the way that decisions are taken on planning applications in the city. It will include decisions on the areas which can and can't be developed and built on.

New apartmentsPermitted Development is development which is allowed by Government policy to be carried out without planning permission. Following from our recent campaign (see permitted development and our voice reaches Whitehall) to draw attention to the impact of Permitted Development....

lidlProposal: Demolition of the former bus depot in Muller Road, erection of a new Lidl store and associated works. TBS has a generally neutral view on this but makes suggestions that would go some way towards alleviating our reservations.

planningapplicationsApplication Summary
Address: 24 Kellaway Avenue Bristol BS6 7XR
Proposal: Outline Planning Permission for the change of use of vacant land to accommodate a new 2 bedroom 2 storey dwelling with off street parking, refuse and recycling storage and secure external cycle storage, (access, appearance, layout and scale to be determined)

 

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