Clifton and Hotwells
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From Minutes of 2 December 2014
Where marked *** CHIS has commented but ### indicates a letter of approval

***. 13/01335/F & 01387/LA - Clifton College

Removal of former cricket nets, erection of replacement cricket net cages and new security fencing and laying out of replacement surfacing. Application withdrawn

13/03848/F - Senate House, Tyndall Avenue

External re-landscaping works and demolition of existing tarmac path areas, re-grading and laying of new paved and resin bonded paths. Creation of new stepped and accessible ramped path access routes of the Woodland Road boundary and associated retaining wall structures. Soft landscaping works along the Woodland Road boundary and within the site along the Tyndall Avenue and St Michael's Park elevation. General soft landscaping works around the site. Erection of Corten feature retaining wall structures within the site. Granted

14/00947/H & 00943/LA - 3 Windsor Terrace

Remove staircase from ground floor balcony and replace with link to existing stone staircase. Create fully-glazed enclosed floor space to the rear. Refused

14/02366/F - Land on North Side of Belgrave Hill

Proposed development of 2 use class C3 dwellings with associated external works. Granted

14/02618/F - Oakfield Store, 34 Oakfield Grove

Change of use application for ground floor from A1 shop to 2 bed flat. Pending decision

*** 14/02500/F - 70 Pembroke Road

Proposed off street parking with access on to All Saints Road. Pending decision (Appeal in progress)

*** 14/02483/F & 02484/LA - Litfield House Medical Centre

Removal of existing undercroft and planting area above to create new vehicle access to site from Camp Hill Road for new staff parking. Pending consideration

*** 14/03172/F - 57 Alma Road

Relocation of 2 stone piers and the erection of 1 stone pier- creation of vehicular access. Refused

14/04204/F - 62-66 Whiteladies Road

Change of use of ground floor from retail (Use Class A1) to café (Use Class A3). Pending consideration

14/01496/H & 04197/LA - Clifton Bank, Clifton Down Road

Alterations at basement level to incorporate a swimming pool, reworking of an existing terrace at ground floor with a new door opening, new bathrooms internally, new internal openings at ground floor between hall, dining, kitchen and insertion of new secondary staircase to first and second floors. Granted

*** 14/02898/H - 3 Wellington Park

Removal of front boundary wall and formation of parking space in front garden. Refused

*** 14/04029/LA - Royal West of England Academy

Installation of metal lettering signage across the balustrades on balcony of building would comprise 50mm built up letters constructed of ss powder coated red with a gold vinyl on the face. Application withdrawn

14/04819/F - 53 Alma Road

Alterations to front garden to create vehicular access for 2 car parking spaces, including partial removal of 580mm front wall and shrubbery/hedge Application withdrawn

14/04878/F - Ground Floor, 58 Royal York Crescent

C/U of part of existing ground floor plan - offices to retail A1 & A2. Minor external alterations. Granted

*** 14/04812/F & 04813/LA - The Pump House, Merchants Road, Hotwells

Pedestrian and cycling link across the junction lock to include new structures across the southern lock, modifications to the existing swing bridge, partial demolition of the Pump House boundary wall and protecting buffer to the north entrance lock. Granted at committee

### 14/03775/H & 03776/LA - 8 Buckingham Vale

Demolition of pre-fab garage/store, partial re-building of boundary wall, construction of a studio/potting shed, alterations to north boundary wall and works to trees. Pending consideration

14/05114/CP - Avon Gorge Hotel

Certificate of Lawfulness seeking to establish that a proposed moveable structure is not development requiring planning permission. Refused

14/04983/FB- Merchants Dock, Rownham Mead

The proposal is to increase the width of the walkway which runs between the entrance to the former Merchants'Dock and the Rownham Mead development by 3 metres. Refused at committee

14/05014/CE - Bristol Nuffield Hospital, The Chesterfield, 3 Clifton Hill

Application for lawful development application relating to condition 24 (car park) attached to planning permission 10/0593/F.

*** 14/04893/F - 74 Queen's Road

Use of the highway forecourt to place tables and chairs in association with adjacent restaurant. Pending decision

*** 14/05069/F - 5 Maggs House, 78 Queen's Road

Change of use of ground floor unit from A1 (retail) to A3 (restaurant) Refused

*** 14/04860/F - 3 & 4 Prince's Buildings

Application for the retention of i) detached garden cabin with attached deck located to the rear of the property for purposes ancillary to the main residential use of the property and ii) a raised deck towards the end of the garden. Pending consideration. to be considered by committee 14 January 6pm

*** 14/05253/X - 2-16 Clifton Down Road

Variation of condition number(s) 1, 8, 10 for planning permission 14/03697/F - remove reference to demolition, to alter hours of operation and list of approved plans condition. Granted 14/05325/COU - Merchants House 26 - 28 Regent Street & 17 - 18 Merchants Road Prior approval for the change of use B1a commercial offices to 33 self-contained studio apartments with associated car parking, refuse and cycle storage.

14/05308/H & 05309/LA - 37 Canynge Square

New glazed lean to porch to east elevation. Pending consideration

14/05444/H & 05446/LA - 1 Worcester Terrace

Alterations to ground floor kitchen and basement rear bedroom and en-suite and construction of two storey extension for utility space and new en-suite. Granted

*** 14/05403/H - 51 Canynge Road

Construction of new open, covered porch area. Widening of existing driveway. Dismantling and reconstruction of existing pillar in different location. Granted

14/05353/X - Bristol Zoo Gardens, Guthrie Road

Application for removal or variation of condition 1 of permission 07/05272/F - to extend the time limit for the planning permission for an additional 5 years. The building (an aviary) hereby permitted is given consent for an additional 5 calendar years from the date of permission, and thereafter shall be removed and the land restored to its former condition. Granted

*** 14/04500/F - 2-16 Clifton Down Road

Demolition of existing building and redevelopment of site comprising retail floor space (A1 and A3). 14 residential apartments (C3) and ancillary uses. (Major application). Pending consideration

14/05448/COND - 98 Whiteladies Road

Approval of details reserved by condition Nos 2 (Noise Assessment) and 3 (Energy Statement) for planning permission 13/05289/F - change of use of first to third floors to sui generis cluster flats for students with associated refuse and cycle storage. Not currently accepting comments from the public on this application (!)

14/05455/F - Bristol Zoo Gardens

Proposed creation of anew primate house on an artificial 'island' within the main ornamental lake at the Zoo. Pending consideration

14/05399/F - Bristol Zoo Gardens

Erection of a new covered walkway. Granted

14/05413/F & 05414/LA - Beacon House, Queen's Road

Change of use of the basement, ground and first floors of Beacon House to provide 2544m of education study space (D1) and a 140m café (A3), the enlargement of existing windows, the installation of plant equipment, the erection of a new boundary fence and gate and associated works. Pending consideration

CAP welcomed the conservation, repair and reuse of this handsome building and would welcome a unified design to enhance the pavement in front of Beacon House and the RWA.

The Queen's Avenue art deco elevation has high level 'mezzanine' windows in Critall glazing set in recessed Bathstone panels, which are a positive feature in the conservation area and contrast with the banal treatment of the ribbon fenestration of Embassy House and Howard House. The Panel asks the case officer to take conservation advice about the quality of the design of the new windows, which is not equal to those that they would replace.

The Panel was pleased to receive confirmation that the University would not remove the glazing bars to the windows in the side of the main building.

14/05605/COND - Former Whiteladies Cinema

Approval of details reserved by condition Nos 8 (Asbestos Removal) and 9 (Asbestos in Building) by planning permission 14/00639/F - Alterations and extension to allow partial conversion of existing building to form 5 addition flats and alterations and improvements to existing flat and 3 screen cinema including a new disabled access door and lift for cinema. Condition application decided

14/05623/COND - Mortimer House Nursing Home, Clifton Down Road

Approval of details reserved by condition No 8 (Landscaping Scheme) for planning permission 12/00052/F - Residential conversion of existing Grade II* listed property to incorporate 6 houses with associated car parking and landscape works. Pending consideration


*** 14/05722/F - Clifton College

Removal of existing cricket nets, tennis court, security fencing, garage storage compound. Erection pf 10-lane artificial-surfaced cricket net facility, including erection of security fencing, acoustic barrier sight screens and new freestanding wall to act as an acoustic barrier, and installation of acoustic timber barrier within existing retaining wall. Erection of replacement security fencing to remaining tennis court, and erection of new garage and storage compound. Relocation of existing footpath and bollard lighting, and reinstatement of grass surfacing.

Replacement of 13/01335/F & 01387/LA (QV)

14/05700/COND - 2-16 Clifton Down Road

Application to approve details to condition 4 (Amplified Music) 5 (External Lighting) 6 (Cycle Stands) and 7 (implementation/installation of refuse storage and recycling facilities) of permission 14/03697/F. Demolition of existing building and redevelopment of site comprising temporary ice rink and associated uses,

14/05688/LA - St Angela's, 4-5 Litfield Place

Alterations to the Garden Level Vaults to form individual lock-up spaces for the apartments, modification to the layout and detailed design of staircase within apartment 2, modification of the detailed design of the wrought iron grating and proposed railings to the front façade lightwell, modify second floor modern windows to form balcony access (Apartment 6), amendment to en suite layout to Apartment 6, rearrange proposed new bathroom to Apartment 6 to form study space area, modify rear garden layout to incorporate existing wall breach, rationalise approved window replacement strategy to front façade and stone cleaning and masonry paint finish to render work.

14/05297/COU - 1-4 Oakfield Court, Oakfield Road

Prior approval for the change of use office floor space within class from B1(a) over 5 floors to residential accommodation falling within class C3 (dwelling houses). Addition of 2 more dwelling units (increase from 14 to 16) in relation to prior approval notice 13/04514/COU.

14/05835/X - The Royal Oak, 50 The Mall

Application to vary conditions 2 (sound installation) to allow the scheme to be submitted and considered post commencement, also 3 (drawing of shop front) and 9 (listing approved plans) to allow the as built drawings to be considered- relating to permission 14/03433/F.

14/05728/COND - 15 Hotwell Road

Approval of details reserved by condition nos 4 part 10 (Environmental Management Plan) 9 (Further Details) 10 (Sample Panels) 13 Flood Design 19 (Solar Panels) and 26 (Bird and Bat Boxes) of planning permission 13.04051/F for demolition of existing derelict façade and building shell. Redevelopment of site to include 7 affordable dwellings and ancillary car parking.

14/05621/F - Bristol Grammar School

The refurbishment of the existing Elton Road block and new build auditorium to provide a Performing Arts Centre (Use Class D1) with associated facilities and works. (Major application) . *** 14/05951/F - 45 Upper Belgrave Road Proposed off-street parking to front garden.

*** 14/05790/F - Rear of 64/66 Oakfield Road

Construction of a two-storey 8-bedroom coach house to the rear of 64-66 Oakfield Road.

14/05908/F - Ambrose Villas, Ambrose Road

Demolition of existing garage and adjoining wall and construction of a three storey detached dwelling house.

14/05770 - Daisychain Nursery, 1 Clifton Park

Demolition of garden wall in conservation area.

14/05889/F - Clifton Cathedral Church, Clifton Park

Complete re-roofing of the Cathedral … Installation of a new glazed enclosure to stair turret and new access door to terrace.

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