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URGENT ACTION NEEDED!
Please contact us if you can help our objection campaigns to any of the masts below. Here’s an idea of some of the steps that could be taken and here’s a list of specific help needed. We’d be very grateful if you could also put in an objection to each of the masts below. Non Bristol residents may also object if they have family and friends in Bristol who they are concerned about. However, please note “Anonymous comments cannot be accepted. A name and postal address is essential when deciding whether to grant planning permission because it allows us to assess the information and take into account where you are in relation to the application.”
The planning website is a bit glitchy so please ensure you get a popup notification with confirmation after you submit your objection; leave it a while and then check your objection shows on the Documents tab. If you have objected to a different mast previously, be careful that you delete that text from the form before writing your new objection. If you make an error or duplication, you can email planning and ask them to correct it. Please ensure you receive an email confirmation of your objection. If you do not, please email your objection to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc the case officer.
What can you object about? For a Prior-approval application (the majority), You can technically object only on grounds of siting and appearance – but that includes proximity to residential dwellings, schools, university buildings, residential care homes, nurseries and so on. Ecological harm (e.g. to bees and trees) and health & safety (lack of risk assessment etc) are material planning considerations so can be included as well.
Many people will have danger to health as an important reason for objecting, but as this isn’t technically permissible, it is very important that you first include permitted grounds such as siting and appearance in your objection. Objections on health grounds only may not be considered by the planning department – we need to go higher for this – see legal case).
Factors concerning siting may involve:
height of the site in relation to surrounding land
topography of the site and vegetation
openness and visibility of the site
the site in relation to existing masts
structures or buildings
proximity to residential property, schools, colleges, universities, care homes
With regard to appearance this can include details such as:
solid or open framework
- could also mention disquietening appearance of masts affection people’s quiet enjoyment of the neighbourhood, and possibly leading to anxiety and mental health issues
What Makes the Difference? >> Local Support!
What our small core team can do:
- Monitor the planning site for new applications
- Compile a summary Info Page for each new application
- Create a flyer and flyer the area closest to the mast to find local residents willing to go further
- Create systems, templates and advise you with your campaign
What local residents/schools/businesses can do:
All the rest – see our Next Steps page.
Make Your Objection
Using the table below, please use the Info Page link to make your objection as this gives guidance on how to object most effectively and details of the grounds for objection for the specific mast. Where there is no Info Page yet available, please use the Application link which will take you directly to the Comments tab to make your objection. Thank you!
N.B. If you find a problem with any of the links below, you can go directly to planningonline.bristol.gov.uk and search using the Application Reference ending in /Y or /F
*Latest date to object? The deadline date in the table below is the later of the ‘Consultation Expiry Date’ and the ‘Latest Site Notice Expiry Date’ (shown in black text). Where this date has passed, the decision date is shown in red. The planning site says that objections will be noted until the decision is made, but some case officers ask for objections a few days earlier so they can make their case report within the deadline. So don’t risk it – object NOW!
Decision result: A Approved, R Refused, W Withdrawn, APP Appealed. Masts in italics (at the top) have been decided so can no longer be objected to.
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|Butler House, Summerhill Rd||BS5 8HQ||24/6/20 A||bit.ly/ButlerHouse||20/01859/Y|
|SW Whitehall Road||BS5 9BT||28/6/20 R||bit.ly/WhitehallRdmast||20/01883/Y|
|Gill Avenue, Fishponds||BS16 2NW||5/7/20 R||bit.ly/GillAve||20/01998/Y|
|Smoke Lane, Avonmouth||BS11 9BP||6/7/20 R||
|College Rd, Clifton||BS8 3JH||7/7/20 R||bit.ly/CollegeRdClifton||20/02039/Y|
|St Philip’s Causeway||BS4 3BD||8/7/20 R||bit.ly/StPhilipsBK||20/02055/Y|
|Princess St Bedminster||BS3 4AG||8/7/20 R||bit.ly/PrincessStMast||20/02056/Y|
|Newfoundland Court||BS2 9AP||13/7/20 R||bit.ly/NewfoundlandCt||20/02131/Y|
|TA Centre Dorian Road**, Horfield||BS7 0XL||24/7/20 R||bit.ly/DorianRd||20/02285/F|
|Inns Court Avenue, Knowle||BS4 1SR||23/7/20 R||bit.ly/InnsCourt||20/02291/Y|
|5 Fernhurst Road, Fishponds||BS5 7FG||26/7/20 R||bit.ly/Fernhurst||20/02324/Y|
|Coronation Road, Bedminster**||BS3 1AB||28/7/20 R||bit.ly/CoronationRd||20/02330/F|
|Tower House Fairfax Street, City Centre||BS1 3BN||28/7/20 A||bit.ly/TowerHouseMast||20/02363/Y|
|Opposite 129 Ashley Road, St Pauls||BS6 5NT||5/8/20 R||bit.ly/AshleyRd||20/02502/Y|
|Opposite 60 Lockleaze Road||BS7 9RU||5/8/20 R||bit.ly/LockleazeRd||20/02501/Y|
|Ashley Down Old Boys Rfc**, Lockleaze||BS7 9YU||30/7/20 A||bit.ly/AshleyDownRFC||P20/09767/F|
|Lime Trees Rd, Horfield||BS6 7XW||12/8/20 R||bit.ly/LimeTreesRd||20/02619/Y|
|Passage Rd, Westbury on Trym||BS9 3HR||12/8/20 R||bit.ly/PassageRd||20/02618/Y|
|St Clements House Marsh Street City Centre||BS1 4BH||17/8/20 R/ APP||bit.ly/StClementsHouse||20/02711/Y|
|Frenchay Park Rd, Broomhill||BS16 1HB||20/8/20 R||bit.ly/FrenchayParkRd||20/02765/Y|
|Redcatch Rd, Knowle||BS4 2EY||1/9/20 W||bit.ly/RedcatchRd||20/02976/Y|
|Speedwell Rd||BS15 1ER||8/9/20 W||bit.ly/SpeedwellRd||20/03114/Y|
|Sofa Project George Jones Rd, St Phillips||BS2 0QA||9/9/20 A||bit.ly/GeorgeJonesRd||20/03138/Y|
|Layby On Greystoke Avenue, Southmead||BS10 5NZ||9/9/20 R||bit.ly/GreystokeAvenue||20/03139/Y|
|Stockwood Lane, Stockwood||BS14 8SY||2/9/20 R||bit.ly/StockwoodLane||20/03137/Y|
|Bristow Broadway And St Brendans Way, Avonmouth||BS11 9HA||13/9/20 A||bit.ly/BristowBroadway||20/03193/Y|
|Whitchurch Sports Centre Bamfield||BS14 0ZZ||15/9/20 W||bit.ly/WhitchurchSports||20/03248/Y|
|Land Front Of Stockwood Precinct, Stockwood||BS14 8PG||22/9/20 R||bit.ly/StockwoodPrecinct||20/03389/Y|
|Birchwood Rd, Brislington||BS4 4QN||24/9/20 R||20/03445/Y|
|Student Union 105 Queens Rd, Clifton||BS8 1LN||28/9/20 A||bit.ly/StudentUnionClifton||20/03473/F|
|Easton Way At Junction With Stapleton Road||BS5 0QA||30/9/20 R||bit.ly/EastonWay||20/03739/Y|
|Albion Rd, Greenbank||BS5 8DJ||6/10/20 R||20/03639/Y|
|Land At Broadmead (Outside Of Costa Coffee), City Centre||BS1 3HA||14/10/20
|Bristol Marriott Hotel Lower Castle Street, City Centre||BS1 3AD||14/10/20
|Compound Adjacent To 5 Fernhurst Rd, Fishponds||BS5 7FG||13/10/20||bit.ly/FernhurstRd||20/04199/Y|
|Lake Shore Drive, Headley Park||BS13 7BA||11/11/20||20/04591/Y|
|Tesco Car Park Eastgate Road||BS5 6XX||18/11/20||20/04848/Y|
** Full Planning application, others are Prior Approval applications and will be deemed approved unless we are able to convince the planning department to refuse them.
|St Clements House Marsh Street City Centre||BS1 4BH||29/10/20||bit.ly/StClementsHouse||20/02711/Y|
N.B. Where the link leads to a Google Document, go to File-Download to download & edit Word Doc.
Read Case Officer reports for refused masts here as gives clear indication of what works as objection issues.
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