the site is set to deliver 6,000 new homes

South Gloucestershire grants planning permission for development on previous Filton Airfield

South Gloucestershire Council has granted planning permission for a new neighbourhood development on the previous Filton Airfield.

The revised Brabazon estate plan is planned to introduce 6,000 new homes across first-time buyers, retirement accommodation, rental apartments and others and is set to be delivered by YTL Developments.

Also planned are up to 2,000 beds for student accommodation as well as affordable homes, which are planned to will make up 26.5% of properties, equating to over 1,700 houses and apartments, the area will also support another three million sq ft of commercial space.

Cllr Chris Willmore, cabinet member responsible for planning at South Gloucestershire Council, said: “This is a historic place-shaping decision by the council for a major sustainable community with the necessary infrastructure to create a truly outstanding place.

“The plans for Brabazon will create a major new community for South Gloucestershire and a new quarter for the wider Bristol area, built on brownfield land.


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