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.

Stokes Croft Nov 5th 2012 CopyThose of us who have had to live with the sight, often on a daily basis, of this canker of a building that has blotted the urban landscape of the Cheltenham Road for so many years will perhaps still react with some scepticism to the announcement that the start date for Westmoreland House to be finally demolished is now (tomorrow!) about to happen.

planningapplicationsWe have continued to scrutinise planning applications in recent weeks whilst preparing to relaunch our Planning Portal.

Baths Cleaned frontage   CopyBristol City Council have put the North Baths up for sale and the preferred bidder is proposing to convert the building into offices.

high riseThe final draft of BCC's Urban Living Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) on tall buildings has just come out and extraordinarily, the draft SPD greatly strengthens the encouragement of tall buildings by the city (https://goo.gl/N4XJsW).

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.

 

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