Two key deals signed for East Works site

Joint venture partners and commercial property developers and investors, St Francis Group and iSec have announced the signing of two key deals with prospective tenants at Horizon 38, the new mixed used development that is starting to take shape on the former Rolls-Royce East Works site, south of Gipsy Patch Lane. In the first deal, detailed planning consent has been

Continue reading
Official opening of Knightstone Housing Association's new homes at Rectory Lane, Filton. L-r: Cllr Ben Stokes (South Gloucestershire Council), Jack Lopresti (MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke), Nick Medhurst (chair of the board at Knightstone) and Steve Roberts (contracts manager at Speller Metcalfe).

Knightstone celebrates the opening of 22 new homes at Rectory Lane

Knightstone Housing and South Gloucestershire Council have celebrated the opening of 22 new homes at Rectory Lane, Filton. Developed in partnership with the council, and with contractors Speller Metcalfe, the scheme provides 13 new homes for affordable rent, as well as nine homes for shared ownership. Knightstone own 1,381 properties within South Gloucestershire (as at August 2016) and has invested

Continue reading
Filton Roundabout on the A38 in Bristol.

Filton Roundabout resurfacing work to take place overnight from 3rd May

South Gloucestershire Council is warning of overnight road closures to allow essential resurfacing work to be carried out at the A38 Filton Roundabout between Tuesday 3rd May and Friday 13th May. The work, which will involve removing the existing road surface and laying a new one, will start at approximately 8pm each day and run through the night until approximately 6am the following day.

Continue reading

Filton children receive medals for completing Summer Reading Challenge

Children from the Filton area have been rewarded with medals and certificates for successfully completing the Summer Reading Challenge 2015. The chair of South Gloucestershire Council, Cllr Erica Williams, attended a ceremony at Filton Library to present the children with their awards. The group represented more than 6,700 children in South Gloucestershire who have taken part in this year’s event at libraries throughout the

Continue reading
Location of the currently vacant Rolls-Royce East Works site in north Bristol.

Detailed plans submitted for East Works site

The delayed redevelopment of a currently vacant major industrial site on the corner of Gipsy Patch Lane and the A38 Gloucester Road could be moving closer after a ‘reserved matters’ planning application was submitted to South Gloucestershire Council. The 26.5ha Rolls-Royce East Works site already has outline planning permission for a mixed use development comprising offices, light industry, general industry,

Continue reading