Oct 22nd 2012. We are concerned with the proposed gable appearance of this roof extension.

Oct 22nd 2012. The Society considers this to be an excellent application, well considered and suited to the site.

Oct 22nd 2012. The Society is concerned about this conversion of a roofspace into a 1 bedroom flat.

The 'Pound Plus' Convenience Store at 451 Gloucester Road has had its licence application refused, on CIA grounds.

The following objection to the Sainsbury's Planning application has been made by our 'Tree Champion', Clive Stevens:

138 Gloucester Road
Proposed relevant licensable activities to be carried on or from the premises:
Sale of Alcohol Monday to Sunday 06:00 – 00:00  Opening hours applied for: Monday to Sunday 06:00 - 00:00

The response by the Bishopston Society to the Council about this application reads as follows:

PROPOSED SUPERMARKET ON MEMORIAL STADIUM SITE
We have studied the information submitted as a detailed planning application and have come up with the following points:

The critical response from the Bristol Urban Design Forum to the details of the planning application by Sainsbury's proves interesting reading and can be seen at:

http://www.budf.org.uk/assets/files/Memorial%20Stadium%20response%20letter.pdf

Bristol City Council is moving forward with the introduction of a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) for Bristol. The Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) will also be amended in order that both CIL and the Council's revised Planning Obligations policies are implemented simultaneously.
 For those interested in finding out more about this rather complex initiative from the Council's Strategic Planning Team.......

We recently reported that Bristol City Council was setting up a new Cumulative Impact Area (CIA) on the Gloucester Road. This was welcomed by the Society. It was hoped that it would result in a more disciplined approach to the issuing of alcohol licences and a concomitant reduction in alcohol related crime and anti-social behaviour. 

 

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