The new South Gloucestershire Local Plan 2018-2036

The Plan Consultation Document is currently available for public consultation.  It considers how South Gloucestershire Council can deliver the new homes and jobs that are needed, along with the infrastructure, services and facilities to support sustainable growth in our area up to 2036.

There has never been greater pressure on our urban and rural areas to accommodate additional housing and economic growth. As a Council and a community, we need to plan ahead for homes, workplaces, services, facilities and infrastructure that will meet our needs up to 2036 and ensure the continuing prosperity of our area.

The South Gloucestershire Local Plan will help identify the sustainable growth we need over the next 20 years. The Local Plan will guide how and where this will happen. It will include where homes, businesses, transport, schools and other services and facilities will go. We will use the completed Plan to decide whether planning applications that come forward are appropriate and meet our needs.

The feedback received from last year’s new Local Plan Prospectus consultation has helped us to shape and prepare the next stage of the Local Plan. The Local Plan Consultation Document is available for you to comment on between 5 February and 30 April 2018.

Public drop in events: Where you will be able to talk to officers, learn more and comment on the Local Plan.

Being held in Hanham, Patchway, Stoke Gifford, Kingswood and Yate during March 2018

  • Thursday 8 March 5.30–7.30pm - Hanham, Community Centre BS15 3EJ
  • Friday 9 March 6–8pm - Patchway, Coniston Community Centre BS34 5LP
  • Thursday 15 March 4.30–6.45pm - Stoke Gifford, St Michael’s Centre BS34 8PD
  • Monday 19 March 5.30–7.30pm - Kingswood, Park Centre BS15 4AR
  • Tuesday 20 March 6–8pm - Yate, Ridgewood Community Centre BS37 4AF

Full details of the consultation can be viewed at 

You can also view a short video on the South Gloucestershire new Local Plan. 

Consultation closes: 30 April