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We have recently completed consultation on a major new plan for development in central Bristol. The Central Area Action Plan Options Consultation looks at what various sites in the city centre could be used for and sets out draft policies that could be used to decide planning applications in the city centre in the future.
We have also recently completed consultation on the City Centre Public Realm and Movement Framework. The Public Realm and Movement Framework looks at how people will move around the city centre in the future and what could be done to improve its streets and public spaces.
Consultation on both documents has now closed. The feedback we received will help to shape both documents as we progress them to their next stage of development. A summary of this feedback is now available below.
- Bristol Central Area Action Plan Options Consultation (pdf, 11.8 MB) (opens new window)
- Public Realm and Movement Framework Consultation (pdf, 14.6 MB) (opens new window)
- Sustainability Appraisal – Main Report (pdf, 4.3 MB) (opens new window)
- Sustainability Appraisal – Appendices (pdf, 0.7 MB) (opens new window)
- Stakeholder event report (27 March 2012) (pdf, 400 KB) (opens new window) from the launch of the options consultation.
- "Ideas for Bristol" consultation report (December 2010) (pdf, 1.2 MB) (opens new window)
- Second stakeholder event report (15 July 2010) (pdf, 1.4 MB) (opens new window) about ideas for the central area.
- Second stakeholder event report appendix (pdf, 9.2 MB) (opens new window)
- "Cherish and Change" consultation summary (pdf, 1.4 MB) (opens new window)
- Stakeholder event report (25 March 2010) (pdf, 2.3 MB) (opens new window) about challenges facing the central area.
- Call for sites documentation (December 2008) about land and/or buildings suggested for development or change to alternative uses.
- Community involvement programme (pdf, 130 KB) (opens new window) for the Bristol Central Area Action Plan.
Community led plans
- Old Market Community Planning Workshop Report (pdf, 6.9 MB) (opens new window) (October 2011)
- Hotwells and Cliftonwood Community Traffic Strategy (pdf, 3.7 MB) (opens new window) (HCCA / CHASE) (2010)
Prior to commencing work on the plan, we worked with stakeholders to produce a number of supplementary planning and other documents affecting development in the central area:
- SPD1: Tall Buildings (pdf, 12.0 MB) (opens new window) (January 2005)
- SPD3: Future of Redcliffe (pdf, 8.4 MB) (opens new window) (July 2006)
- SPD8: Nelson Street Regeneration Framework (pdf, 3.2 MB) (opens new window) (March 2006)
- SPD10: Planning a Sustainable Future for St. Paul's (pdf, 2.7 MB) (opens new window) (December 2006)
- SPD11: University of Bristol Strategic Masterplan (pdf, 9.7 MB) (opens new window) (July 2006)
- City Centre Strategy - Section 1 (pdf, 3.8 MB) (opens new window) and Section 2 (pdf, 6.7 MB) (opens new window)
The supplementary planning documents will help decide what should be in the Action Plan as it is completed.
Key parts of the City Centre Strategy that have yet to be implemented will be included in the Area Action Plan.