Image: CGI of a three-storey accommodation block.

Plans submitted to build student accommodation block on Filton Central Garage site

A property developer has submitted plans to demolish the existing buildings at the Filton Central Garage site and replace them with a three-storey accommodation block providing 71 student bedsits. The ‘front’ aspect of the development would face onto Rectory Lane, with the ‘rear’ backing onto the existing Toolstation store and the A38 Gloucester Road North beyond.

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Artist's impression of a proposed railway station with footbridge.

North Filton Station gains fast-tracked approval from South Glos planners

South Gloucestershire Council has granted planning permission for the new North Filton Station, which will connect rail services to the new community, known as ‘Brabazon’, being developed on the former Filton Airfield site, as well as visitors to the new YTL Arena Bristol. It is hoped the station will be complete by 2026, allowing an hourly service to on the Henbury Link.

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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,

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