Decision day for surgery expansion plans

Today’s meeting of South Gloucestershire Council’s Development Control (West) Committee is likely to decide the fate of a planning application that would see the floorspace of Bradley Stoke Surgery increase by 131%. Planning officials have already recommended refusal of the application on the grounds that – The proposed extension, by reason of its size, design and external appearance, would be

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Revised surgery expansion plans fail to impress Council officials

The Sites Inspection West Sub Committee of South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) visits Bradley Stoke Surgery in Brook Way today (Friday 13th), to assess a planning application for an extension that would see its floorspace increase by 131%. An earlier planning application by the surgery, which would have seen the floorspace increase by a whopping 150%, was rejected by SGC planning

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Health provision improvements stalled yet again

Bradley Stoke has for years had just a single health centre within its boundaries, serving a population that has now reached 20,000. It is widely agreed that further provision is necessary, but progress towards that goal has been slow and fraught with political in-fighting. In 2005, South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) thought it was scoring political brownie points by announcing that

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