Signing of the Cribbs Patchway New Neighbourhood Framework Agreement.

‘Filton Keynes’ framework agreement signed

South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) has announced the completion of an important agreement between developers and landowners which will see thousands of new homes and supporting infrastructure built at the Cribbs Patchway New Neighbourhood (CPNN) over the next ten years. The new neighbourhood will provide approximately 5,700 dwellings, around 50 hectares of employment land, open spaces, schools, community facilities, a new

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Artist's impression of Filton Airfield redevelopment.

Filton Airfield plans cleared for take-off (again)

South Gloucestershire Council’s planning committee has, for the second time in two years, resolved to approve outline planning permission for the re-development of the 143ha (354 acre) former Filton Airfield site. A previous planning application for the site was put forward by then-owners BAE Systems in October 2014 and subsequently approved, subject to the signing of agreements requiring the developer

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Artist's impression of Filton Airfield redevelopment.

Revised planning application for Filton Airfield

A revised outline planning application has been submitted for the redevelopment of the former Filton Airfield, which ceased operations in December 2012. A previous planning application for the site was put forward by then-owners BAE Systems in October 2014 and South Gloucestershire Council agreed to “resolve to approve” the application subject to the signing of S106 agreements requiring the developer to

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Filton Airfield's hangar 16S, where the main heritage exhibition of the proposed Bristol Aero Museum will be located.

Budget boost for Bristol Aerospace Museum

The Bristol Aero Collection Trust has been awarded a £2 million grant from the LIBOR fund (of fines imposed on banks) to support the creation of the Bristol Aerospace Centre, an aerospace industrial museum and learning centre on Filton’s historic airfield site, one of the birthplaces of British aviation. The new museum will be located on the Patchway side of

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South Gloucestershire Council's transport strategy for the Cribbs/Patchway New Neighbourhood.

Councillors banking on “sustainable” modes of transport to prevent gridlock

A joint statement by Cllrs Brian Allinson (Conservative), Pat Hockey (Lib Dem) and Roger Hutchinson (Labour), lead members of South Gloucestershire Council’s Planning, Transportation and Strategic Environment Committee. The Cribbs/Patchway new neighbourhood is set to be a major feature of the North Fringe in the coming years. By 2027 it will provide 5,700 new homes, together with a new Enterprise

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