Welcome to our Planning section, revamped May 2018 to coincide with the launch of our new planning portal. A major part of the "core business" of The Bishopston Society concerns the built environment in our area, so this section includes material on our work monitoring local planning applications, wider developments, archiecture, licensing and related matters.

Applicant name: Sachcithananthamoorthy Satheeswaran   Premises: Bobby's News, 457 Gloucester Road, Horfield, Bristol.

Oct 22nd 2012. We are concerned about the proposed dormer treatment to the front elevation.

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

NOTE: the articles shown above are merely the most recent 10 in our Planning section. There's lots more as you'll see by clicking through to the sub-sections Commentary, Architecture, Licensing and Policies.
 

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