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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Photo of the soon-to-open charity shop.

Children’s Hospice South West to open new charity shop in Bradley Stoke

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) will be opening the charity’s newest shop in Bradley Stoke at 10.30am on Friday 16th August. The new outlet, located in the former Carphone Warehouse unit at the Willow Brook Centre, will offer 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

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Photo of a recently fitted speed cushion.

Willow Brook backtracks over speed bumps

Bradley Stoke’s Willow Brook shopping centre has removed a series of much-criticised full-width speed bumps from its private access road and replaced them with softer ‘island-style’ speed bumps. The move came less than three months after the 50mm-high full-width bumps, widely condemned as being “overly harsh”, were fitted in mid-March. The U-turn leaves the traffic calming measures on the access

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