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.

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18 SEYMOUR ROAD   14/06300/H

We are concerned that this proposed rear kitchen extension is significantly higher than the extensions of the properties on either side.

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1 - 5 ASHLEY ROAD 14/06316/F

This is an uninspiring scheme which sits very tightly on its site. The parking area in particular is extremely tight with little manoeuvring space.

 

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 14 MONK ROAD 14/06013/H

We are extremely concerned about this application for a roof extension.

The house is on the corner of Monk Road and Monmouth Road and clearly visible from the public realm on both sides.

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The Society has just received the following letter from Bristol City Council concerning the application by Wetherspoon for a pub at 349-353 Gloucester Road:

 

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29 SEYMOUR ROAD    14/05230/F

This application is an improvement over the earlier applications for 5 no. and 4 no. houses respectively.  However, we are still concerned about certain aspects of the application;

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131 GLOUCESTER ROAD   (ABLECTRICS)     14/05489/F

We support the updating of the shop front and front elevation of 131 Gloucester Road and the incorporation of innovative low energy lighting.

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13 TYNE ROAD   14/05476/F

The Bishopston Society is very concerned about this application for a 4 Bedroom (3 bedrooms plus a study) 2 storey family house within the rear garden of 13 Tyne Road and accessed by means of a narrow rear lane which to date has served only garages.  Our concerns are as follows;

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 29 RADNOR ROAD    14/05616/F

 This application follows our objection to the previous application dated 9 October 2014 and its subsequent refusal.

 Despite the fact that this proposal has been reduced from 5 no units down to 4 no, we would still like to object on the following grounds;

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BISHOPS LANE (to the rear of 210 Gloucester Road)   14/04914/F

Unfortunately, we were unable to get our letter of response to this application sent in time! This application has now been granted. However, despite this, it may still be of interest to show below what our objection was to this application:

We are concerned about many aspects of this demolition of an existing 2 storey brick warehouse and replacement with a 2 bedroom dwelling as follows;

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 On the glorious afternoon of October 2nd 2014, there was an informal meeting held in the Dream Café on the Gloucester Road, which signalled what we hope will be a new vision for planning in Bristol.  Various representatives of local amenity societies, including The Bishopston Society, were invited to meet Barra Mac Ruairi........

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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