An engineering centre of excellence located in Filton is to play a major role in a £54.4 million project to develop a liquid hydrogen propulsion system for regional aircraft that could eventually be scaled up to larger aircraft.Continue reading
A planning application for the construction of a Travelodge hotel and a Greggs drive-through near the entrance to the Abbey Wood Retail Park in Filton has been recommended for approval by officers at South Gloucestershire Council.Continue reading
A new Volvo car dealership looks set to open soon in the local area after a pre-let deal was agreed for a plot on the former Rolls-Royce East Works site, which borders Gipsy Patch Lane and the A38 Gloucester Road North. It will be served via a new access road from the A38.Continue reading
Plans for a new 17,000 capacity concert arena on the former Filton Airfield site have been approved, despite concerns about its potential impacts on traffic congestion. The target opening date for the venue is “early 2023”.Continue reading
GKN Aerospace’s new global technology centre, located adjacent to the Village Hotel on the Horizon 38 business park, has been handed over to the company by joint site developers St Francis Group and iSec.Continue reading
The owners of the Abbey Wood Shopping Park have submitted a planning application for a Travelodge hotel and a Greggs drive-through on land close to the MoD Roundabout on the A4174 in Filton. The proposed site lies just to the east of the existing McDonald’s restaurant.Continue reading
The company behind the redevelopment of the former Filton Airfield has submitted plans to create the UK’s third biggest entertainment arena complex within three redundant hangars on the site.
YTL Developments (UK) Ltd has submitted a suite of four planning applications to Bristol City Council and South Gloucestershire Council…Continue reading
The area’s newest hotel, Village Hotel Club Bristol, has appointed youth club charity Young Bristol as its official charity partner for 2019.
The partnership will see the hotel donate 1,000 hours of employee time throughout the year to support the charity’s campaigns…Continue reading
South Gloucestershire Council has announced that it is to build a new £6.5 million Sort It centre and waste management complex at a site off North Way in Filton.
The new facility, which should be operational from 2023, will improve recycling services for residents and increase capacity to manage household waste…Continue reading
A local railway campaign group has staged an event to mark the completion of a major infrastructure project which will help provide more reliable services for rail passengers travelling to and from local stations in the Bristol North Fringe.Continue reading