SORRY! PLANNING PORTAL OUT OF ACTION: We are sorry to have to announce that The Bishopston Planning Portal is currently out of action. For technical reasons beyond our control, much of the information gathered via the portal is not currently being updated automatically, and therefore the portal does not currently provide a reliable indication of the details or status of planning applications. You may still view it, but beware of misleading results please. We are working to develop a fix for this problem. Bristol City Council's online planning database at https://planningonline.bristol.gov.uk/ remains the definitive source of information.

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.

drapers-armsIt is an extremely rare occurrence for the Bishopston Society to go so far as to actually support an increase in the number of alcohol outlets within the CIA Cumulative Impact Area on the Gloucester Road.  However, we have recently given support......

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Notification of Appeal
Town and Country Planning Act 1990
Planning appeal by Mr Stephen Magill against refusal of a householder application at 94 Berkeley Road Bishopston Bristol BS7 8HG      
Proposal:    Raise roof and side roof extensions.
Appeal reference number:    D/15/3138197
Appeal starting date:    2 December 2015.

Mem ground

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

micropub

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'.

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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)

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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.

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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