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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Chris Judd (CHSW head of retail) cuts the ribbon, assisted by store manager Simon George (on right, in striped jacket).

Hospice charity shop now open at Willow Brook

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) opened its 35th and newest shop in the Willow Brook Centre, Bradley Stoke on Friday 16th August. The new outlet, located in the mall unit previously occupied by former Carphone Warehouse, offers a range of goods, including women’s, men’s and children’s clothing and accessories, as well as children’s toys and games and homewares. Every item

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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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