Guidance for the Community

How the community can get involved in the planning process, through their NPN planning groups, at the earliest stage, so that they can be most effective

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How the developer can use early community involvement through Neighbourhood Planning Network groups to improve certainty in their planning application process

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January 11, 2019

Bristol One City Plan January 2019

The Bristol One City Plan was launched today. It sets out “where we want Bristol to be by 2050, and how city partners will work together to create a fair, healthy and sustainable city.” find the Bristol One City plan here

November 4, 2018

Tall buildings presentation from New London Architecture event

Tall buildings in London- how much is too many? This event held in London addressed the subject relevant to Bristol’s current Urban Living Supplementary Planning Document and Local Plan review and the presentation by Nicholas Boys Smith from Create Streets is particularly interesting with regard to this. Create Streets presentation here Link to event page […]

November 2, 2018

RIBA publishes ’10 characteristics of Places where people want to live’

The Royal Institute of British Architects has published a report in response to the Letwin Independent Review of Build Out rates. It addresses the finding that “If either the major house builders themselves, or others, were to offer much more housing of varying types, designs and tenures on the large sites that matched appropriately the desires of communities, […]