Planning Applications

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Neil Maggs

Labour’s Nicola Beech on who’s getting the best deal out of the city: developers or the public?

Why does it sometimes feel like developers are giving the council the runaround? Neil chats to councillor Nicola Beech about the crucial but complex world of city planning.

Campaigners seek new community asset listing for pub with hidden cinema in bid to stop flats plan

Thousands of Bristolians petition the council to stop building on city’s green spaces

Image of a digital mockup of the St Mary le Port development plans in Castle Park, Bristol (credit: MEPC)


Community support for Castle Park development was overstated, claim members of local group

Plans to develop the derelict site around St Mary Le Port in central Bristol were approved by councillors, but questions are now being raised about how the views of local residents were used during the process.


Campaign against Fishponds McDonald’s explores judicial review options


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