CGI of the proposed Brabazon development.

Permission given to more than double number of airfield homes to 6,500

A “historic decision” has been taken to approve revised plans for a giant housing development on the former Filton Airfield. YTL Developments now has planning permission to build 6,500 homes on the site, more than twice the number included in its original masterplan. The first phase of 3,675 dwellings is predicted to be completed by 2036, with later phases extending to 2048 or beyond.

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Artist’s Impression of 8-storey student accommodation blocks.

Permission granted for 1,514-bed student flats on former Filton Airfield

YTL Developments has secured planning permission for four 8-storey apartment blocks on the former Filton Airfield site. The purpose-built student accommodation will be capable of providing 1,514 bedrooms along with associated communal facilities. The scheme is intended to be open in September 2026, by which time the proposed North Filton Station should be operational.

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Green light for second phase of new homes on former Filton Airfield

YTL Developments has been granted planning permission for the next phase of new homes at Brabazon, the new neighbourhood for Bristol taking shape on the site of the historic former Filton Airfield. Consisting of 339 dwellings, the second residential phase will be built on Parcel E1, which lies to the east of the currently under-construction Phase 1, near Blenheim Roundabout.

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