Consultation Hub

Welcome to the Bristol City Council Consultation Hub.  This site will help you find and participate in consultations that interest you.  Recently updated consultations are displayed below; alternatively, search for consultations by keyword, postcode, interest etc.

If you are looking for advertisement of Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO's) or Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders (TTRO's) you can find them on the council's website.

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We are consulting on specific savings proposals for Parks and Green Spaces.

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Open Consultations
Parks and Green Spaces
Hengrove Park and Hartcliffe Campus development proposals
Short breaks for children and young people with disabilities
Sport & Active Recreation Facility Strategy Consultation
The Bristol Children's Charter
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Closed Consultations
School Admission Arrangements for 2019/20 School Year
Joint Spatial Plan: Publication document
St George Park kiosk
Discretionary Rate Relief Policy Consultation
Romney House/former Lockleaze School sites and Constable/Crome Road development proposals
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We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

We asked you for your views on our draft Corporate Strategy and our top priorities for the next five years. We also asked you for your views on Council Tax and other financial matters for our 2018/19 budget.

You Said

The Corporate Strategy 2018-2023 and Budget consultation has now closed. We received nearly 700 responses to this consultation, the results of which are available in the Corporate Strategy 2018-2023 and Budget consultation report.

The report also includes the results of consultations on the following specific savings proposals:

  • Prioritising allowance needs for Special Guardians and families with children who are voluntarily looked after by the local authority by introducing Financial Assessment consultation (appendix A)
  • Increase income generation and efficiency across the culture services consultation (appendix B)
  • Removal of remaining funding supporting neighbourhood action consultation (appendix C)

We Did


We Asked

Between 16th October and 10th November 2017 Bristol City Council consulted on a proposed change in speed limit on Bedminster Road outside of Parson Street School.  The main aspects proposed were:

  • changing the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph along a stretch of Bedminster Road,
  • implementing posts on the pavement at the point of the speed limit change, and
  • putting new speed limit signs on the posts to indicate the change in speed limit.

During the 4 week consultation, letters were sent to all surrounding households and emails were sent to Council Members and other stakeholders such as the school and PTA representatives.

You Said

Responses were gathered through an email address or phone number. The proposed consultation received 20 responses, via the email box from members of the public. We also received responses from the ward councillors, school and the PTA. Over 75% of the responses received were supportive and no changes to the specifics of the scheme were requested. Of those that opposed the change in speed limit the main request was to have a limited 20mph speed limit during school times.

We Did

As the majority of responses from the public and stakeholders were supportive of the scheme, it will now enter the detailed design stage. Once this is complete the Traffic Regulation Order stage will begin which will include the formal consultation stage.

We Asked

Between 31st July 2017 and the 25th September 2017 Bristol City Council consulted on its plans to change the way it funds Voice and Influence services for protected characteristic communities in Bristol. There were three main changes to the current service;

  • A change from grant funding to a commissioned contract.
  • The inclusion of socially and economic disadvantage communities to the scope of the contract.
  • To have a contract to one organisation rather than a number of forums.

During the 8-week consultation, an event was held that was attended by members of the public, service providers, Council Members and other stakeholders. Officers also attended different meetings, on request, with protected characteristic groups to discuss the draft commissioning plan, the needs assessment and the consultation questions.

You Said

Responses were gathered through an online survey, which could be completed anonymously if preferred.

The survey received 63 responses, using the consultation hub website. We also received 9 responses using email from voluntary sector organisations, and one ward councillor.


We Did

This document describes the comments made during consultation and the Council’s response to them. Where a recommendation has changed because of feedback, this is incorporated in the final commissioning plan. Where feedback has resulted in no changes, the reasons are described.