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Framework consultation – comments by 13 January

Nash Partnership has held two public consultations on a framework for all five sites in Bedminster Green.

The draft framework is available online till 13 January 2019.

Dandara planning application now online

Dandara has made a planning application for Plot 4 (Little Paradise).  Proposals include two buildings of 329 flats for rent, a gym, a ‘flexible activity space’, concierge, residents lounge and cycle parking.

Dandara is also working with Urbis on high-rise housing plans for Plot 5, the Council-owned plot next to the station.

a2Dominion consultation online

Rollo Homes has sold the Pring site (Plot 1) to a2Dominion. The self-described ‘residential property group with a social purpose’ has plans that include student accommodation and affordable housing in four high-rise blocks.

Details of the plans are now available online.

St Catherine’s massive new 22-storey block

Firmstone has put in a planning application for a major retail, residential and commercial development next to the existing block on St Catherine’s Place. The application, which includes no affordable housing, has been made before the Bedminster Green framework is agreed. WHaM is co-ordinating a response – but don’t wait for us before making your comment!

Councillors back the community

After a packed WHaM meeting on 11 June, Councillors Lucy Whittle, Jon Wellington and Charlie Bolton wrote to the Bedminster Green developers on behalf of the community. Suggesting that the developers ‘bring back proposals which are considerably lower in height’ their letter concludes: ‘we think this development is just too big. Please think again.’