Planning applications now live on Bristol City Council website

Planning applications now live on Bristol City Council website

Your chance to view and comment on the proposals

Planning applications now live on Bristol City Council website

Bristol City Council has now registered the planning applications for the final phases of the regeneration of Wapping Wharf on its website.

The documents which form the applications are now available to view and comment on here (application reference 23/02946/P).

The proposals, by developers and owners Umberslade, have been significantly revised following two years of consultation with Wapping Wharf traders, local residents, stakeholders, advisory bodies and the wider public.

Stuart Hatton, managing director of Umberslade said: “We would encourage anyone interested in the future of Wapping Wharf to check out the documents on the planning portal as a great deal of time and thought has gone into these proposals and we hope you can support them.

“We have listened very carefully to the feedback from all parties and worked hard to ensure we have responded and made changes where possible, whilst maintaining the overall integrity of the design and our vision for these final phases of Wapping Wharf.

“Our ambition is to build on what we’ve created so far but make it even better. We believe we have created something fresh and exciting that will enhance our community here and draw people to the area, with more green public spaces for them to enjoy.”

If approved, the proposals will secure the future of the CARGO independent businesses and provide much-needed sustainable new homes, shops, restaurants, takeaways and workspaces, together with generous landscaped public spaces, and more natural habitat for wildlife to improve biodiversity.

The development is arranged around a two-storey retail and workspace podium, inspired by the transit sheds and shipping containers around the harbourside.

A new ten-storey landmark building fronting onto Museum Square will contain homes at upper levels, terraced restaurants arranged down one side, including an open-air rooftop shipping container restaurant, and a viewing terrace on the sixth floor offering unique views across the harbour. A further four ‘wings’ of residential apartment buildings rise from the podium, ranging between five and nine storeys above ground level.