Mem ground

The Memorial Stadium has now been granted the status of an Asset of Community Value.


447 GLOUCESTER ROAD Application No. 15/04292/F

The Bishopston Society is extremely interested in this application for a change of use to a micro-pub.  This is a novel concept and small scale and locally sourced and based.

New Church Jan 8th 2014 2 - Copy

Plans to convert the chapel on Cranbrook Road in Bishopston have been approved by Bristol City Council. The Victorian building will now be converted into 2 family houses and 3 flats.

 alcohol licencesThis application from the Anchor pub was seeking 'to have the rear patio area open until 23.00; and that after 23.00 hours the rear patio area is to be closed except in an emergency and all loudspeakers be silenced if the doors are opened and also that the external rear garden must not be used by customers after 23.00'.


The Bishopston Society is extremely concerned about the proposals to extend the roofspace of this property at 94, Berkeley Road and the consequent detrimental effect on the local streetscene (Planning application ref:15/03572/H)


The Bishopston Society is extremely concerned about this application for a large and ungainly roof extension at 1 BERKSHIRE ROAD   (Planning application ref:15/03359/CP)

Bishop Rd new design

It is interesting to find that one of the top design awards for 2015 given by the Bristol Civic Society is for the new extension of Bishop Road Primary School. This design when first put forward was strongly criticised by the Bishopston Society.

bristolrovers aerial2Bristol Rovers have confirmed that they will be appealing against a High Court ruling that will enable Sainsbury's to pull out of the Memorial Ground development.


A licensing application has been made for sales up to 4 o'clock in the morning, within the Cumulative Impact Area.

The Bishopston Society is requesting refusal  :


13 CLARE AVENUE - 15/01118/H

Following further revisions to the original design, the Bishopston Society's latest response is as follows  :


We are writing further to our earlier comments on the latest/revised design for this 2 storey side extension.


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