Photo of a typical of two-storey McDonald's restaurant with drive-through.

Councillors overruled: McDonald’s and Starbucks drive-throughs allowed on appeal

Editor’s note: This article, first published in our February magazine, is an extended version of an earlier website article that was published on 16th January 2020 (the day the planning inspector’s report was released). Bradley Stoke looks set to get two new drive-through and sit-in fast food restaurants after a planning inspector allowed an appeal against South Gloucestershire Council’s decision

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Willow Brook Centre: Appeal allowed; planning permission granted.

Permission granted for McDonald’s and Starbucks drive-throughs at Willow Brook

Bradley Stoke looks set to get two new drive-through and sit-in fast food restaurants after a planning inspector allowed an appeal against South Gloucestershire Council’s decision to refuse permission for development at the town’s Willow Brook shopping centre. The inspector’s decision means that ‘full’ permission has been granted for a two-storey McDonald’s restaurant and a single-storey Starbucks coffee shop, both

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Willow Brook Centre: Planning appeal in progress.

Parties submit cases in McDonald’s appeal

The parties involved in the Willow Brook Centre’s appeal against a decision to refuse planning permission for additional development at the town centre site have been making their final written submissions to the Planning Inspectorate. The centre wants to build two new drive-through food and drink units (foreseen to be occupied by McDonald’s and Starbucks) and is also seeking outline

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Willow Brook Centre: Planning appeal in progress.

Latest on the Willow Brook planning appeal

Agents acting on behalf of Bradley Stoke’s Willow Brook shopping centre have lodged an appeal against South Gloucestershire Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for two new drive-through food and drink units (foreseen to be occupied by McDonald’s and Starbucks) and two new retail units at the town centre site. The controversial planning application, submitted in March 2018, was first

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Willow Brook Centre: Planning appeal lodged.

Deadline imminent for making representations on Willow Brook planning appeal

People and organisations interested in making representations for consideration by the inspector who will decide the appeal against refusal of planning permission for development at the Willow Brook Centre have until Wednesday this week (21st August) to submit their written statements. The appealed decision relates to permission for two new drive-through food and drink units (foreseen to be occupied by

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Willow Brook Centre: Planning appeal lodged.

Willow Brook lodges appeal against “McDonald’s & Starbucks” planning refusal

Agents acting on behalf of Bradley Stoke’s Willow Brook shopping centre have lodged an appeal against South Gloucestershire Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for two new drive-through food and drink units (foreseen to be occupied by McDonald’s and Starbucks) and two new retail units at the town centre site. The controversial planning application, submitted in March 2018, was first

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Photo of the Spatial Planning Committee meeting in progress.

McDonald’s and Starbucks drive-through plans refused for second time

Proposals for two new 24-hour drive-through food units and new retail space at Bradley Stoke’s Willow Brook Centre have been refused permission by councillors for a second time. South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) Spatial Planning Committee, meeting at Brook Way Activity Centre on 19th March, had been tasked with “re-evaluating” the application after councillors on a lower-level committee had ignored the

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Elevations of proposed Starbucks and McDonald's restaurants.

Decision day (take three) for McDonald’s and Starbucks planning application

Councillors on South Gloucestershire Council’s (SGC’s) Spatial Planning Committee (SPC) will meet in Bradley Stoke on Tuesday afternoon (19th March) to “re-evaluate” a controversial planning application for new development at the town’s Willow Brook shopping centre. The proposed scheme, which includes two new drive-through food units expected to be occupied by McDonald’s and Starbucks, had been recommended for approval by the council’s

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Photo showing council members, officials and members of the public at the DMC meeting on 21st February.

SGC committee refuses permission for McDonald’s and Starbucks drive-throughs

A controversial planning application for new developments at Bradley Stoke’s Willow Brook shopping centre that would include two new drive-through food units anticipated to be occupied by McDonald’s and Starbucks has been refused permission. The proposed scheme, which also includes two new retail units and rearrangement of the car park, had been recommended for approval by a South Gloucestershire Council

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