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  • Bristol's Citizens' Panel

    Are you interested in becoming part of the Bristol's Citizens' Panel? We need residents of Bristol to regularly share their views and ideas on a wide range of issues, and we want to reflect the population in age, ethnicity, gender, location and other demographics. ... More
    Closes 1 December 2025
  • INMSS Framework – ongoing parent carer survey

    This survey aims to collect the views of parent carers whose children have special educational needs and/or a disability (SEND) and attend a for profit/private or independent school. Bristol is leading a consortium of councils who are developing a framework which will enable us to purchase these... More
    Closes 31 December 2022
  • Your City Our Future

    Welcome to Your City, Our Future COVID-19 has caused great disruption to our lives and livelihoods. As the city recovers we have a once in a lifetime opportunity to think about what kind of future we want for Bristol. Earlier this year we asked you what you liked and... More
    Closes 1 January 2022
  • Bristol’s Citizen’s Assembly

    Bristol’s first citizens’ assembly will be held in early 2021 and will discuss and answer the important question: “How do we recover from COVID-19 and create a better future for all in Bristol?” The Bristol Citizens’ Assembly will bring together a randomly... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • What is Bristol Citizen's Assembly?

    The Bristol Citizens’ Assembly will bring together a randomly selected group of people who broadly reflect the diverse communities of Bristol. They will hear about and discuss how COVID-19 has affected Bristol, and then make recommendations on what should happen and how things should... More
    Closes 7 March 2021
  • STATUTORY CONSULTATION: Bristol Bridge Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO). (Reference: CAE/RGW/EP‐1181)

    Bristol City Council is making changes to how vehicles access some parts of the city centre. These changes are part of our Bristol Transport Strategy and aim to help meet air quality and 2030 climate goals by prioritising Public Transport (Buses and Taxis) and Active travel (Cycling and... More
    Closes 1 February 2021
  • Admission Arrangements For Schools Not Maintained by the Local Authority 2022 2023

    Bristol City Council is responsible for determining admission arrangements for all community and voluntary controlled (VC) school in Bristol. We are not responsible for decisions made on behalf of other schools including; academies, foundation and voluntary aided schools. ... More
    Closes 31 January 2021
  • Drug and Alcohol Strategy Consultation

    Substance misuse remains an important issue for our city. The impacts of drug and alcohol use are seen across Bristol; there are implications to the health of our population, and the safety within our communities. Bristol’s existing alcohol strategy expires in 2020. This presents an... More
    Closes 8 January 2021
  • Bristol COVID-19 transport request form

    An interactive mapping tool has been launched to capture the public’s views on possible changes for transport and travel in Bristol. The public can add their comments and ideas to the map online. This could include identifying difficult locations to maintain social distancing, which roads... More
    Closes 31 December 2020
  • Budget Consultation 2021-22

    Every February, the council sets a budget for the next year which details how much money we will be able to spend on each of the services the council provides. We are consulting on options for the level of Council Tax increase next year (from April 2021-March 2022) to help cover some... More
    Closes 28 December 2020
  • Bristol Citizens' Panel survey - Bristol Residents priorities 2020

    This is our annual survey asking what is important in making Bristol a good place to live, and what aspects of living in Bristol people are most and least satisfied with. More
    Closes 24 December 2020
  • Bristol Avon Flood Strategy consultation

    Bristol City Council and the Environment Agency are working together to deliver a long-term plan to better protect homes and businesses from flooding and enhance the river for all. Bristol was built on the River Avon, and as a result became a gateway to the world. Our city grew and prospered... More
    Closes 20 December 2020
  • Zetland Road/Redland Road/South Road - Mini Roundabout Improvement - UPDATE

    ORIGINAL CONTENT Bristol City Council has allocated funding for the improvement of road safety – with emphasis on the safety of pedestrians and cyclists, at the mini roundabout which forms the junction between Zetland Road, Redland Road and South Road. The scheme aims to make... More
    Closes 18 December 2020
  • Bristol Impact Fund Consultation

    Forward - Councillor Asher Craig, Deputy Mayor with responsibility for Communities, Equalities and Public Health I am delighted to be introducing the consultation on the proposed second round of the successful Bristol Impact Fund programme 2021 - 2025. ... More
    Closes 16 December 2020
  • Consultation on new Traffic Clean Air Zone options

    Air pollution has been a problem in Bristol and many UK cities for a long time. Bristol City Council has a moral and legal duty to ensure the city’s air quality meets legal limits of air pollution in the shortest possible time. In 2019, we consulted on two options to... More
    Closes 13 December 2020
  • Register your interest in the Bristol Citizen's Assembly

    We are now recruiting to the citizens’ assembly. We have invited people from 12,000 randomly chosen addresses across Bristol to formally register their interest. Everyone in Bristol has an equal chance of receiving one of these invitation letters. When the registration period closes on 7... More
    Closes 7 December 2020
  • Frequently asked questions

    What is a citizens’ assembly? A citizens’ assembly is a group of people who are brought together to learn about and discuss an issue or issues, and reach conclusions about what they think should happen. The people who take part are chosen so they reflect... More
    Closes 7 December 2020
  • Claremont School redevelopment proposals

    Claremont School and Bristol City Council are working on a capital programme to redevelop the Claremont School site in Henleaze. The proposals, which will address the current building suitability issues and deteriorating condition, are to retain and refurbish Claremont House and demolish the... More
    Closes 6 December 2020
  • Belonging from the Beginning: a survey for parents/carers

    This is a survey for expectant parents and parents/carers of children aged 0-5 years. A group of parents (including young parents) have developed this survey to gather the views and experiences of expectant parents and parents/ carers of children aged 0-5. We want to know how you and... More
    Closes 30 November 2020
  • Survey for Children and Young People to inform the Bristol Belonging Strategy

    We know this is another survey, but we are making sure that adults talk to you about and hear what you think and how you feel. It’s important to have your voices heard, especially as this will affect young people, so have your voices heard. We... More
    Closes 30 November 2020
  • Shirehampton Conservation Area Consultation

    The last full review of the Shirehampton Conservation Area was conducted in 1993; reassessment of its special character and boundaries is overdue. In 2006, English Heritage published Guidance on Conservation Area Appraisals detailing best practice on conducting an assessment of an... More
    Closed 23 November 2020
  • Dog Control Public Space Protection Order Consultation

    Bristol City Council is consulting on a Public Space Protection Order for Dog Control. A Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) bans or restricts certain acts or behaviour in a specific area. They’re used in areas where certain behaviour is having a negative effect on the quality of... More
    Closed 9 November 2020
  • Consultation on the future of Jubilee Pool

    The council has committed to better connect people to accessible and affordable leisure facilities so they can be active and lead healthier lives. This commitment has seen us invest heavily in south Bristol facilities including Hengrove Leisure Centre. ... More
    Closed 8 November 2020
  • City Centre Cumulative Impact Assessment Consultation

    Bristol City Council is responsible for licensing and regulating businesses where there is the sale of alcohol, provision of regulated entertainment or the provision of late night refreshment. This normally covers businesses such as pubs, clubs, restaurants, hotels, off licences and late... More
    Closed 28 October 2020
  • COVID-19 Bristol survey

    It is vitally important that we all help to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus, as Bristol tries to recover from lockdown. COVID-19 infections are now rising again, and this could lead to a local lockdown in affected parts of the city. The purpose of this short survey is to understand... More
    Closed 27 October 2020
  • Revised Consultation on Future Provision at St Michael's on the Mount and St George Primary Schools

    Bristol City Council is proposing to reorganise C of E primary school provision in Bristol city centre. The proposals are to close St Michael’s on the Mount and St George Primary Schools and open a combined school on the site of St Michael’s. The new school is proposed to open on 1st... More
    Closed 23 October 2020
  • Broad Plain public realm strategy consultation

    The Broad Plain strategy area is undergoing rapid social and economic change as new development transforms the area into a flatted, residential quarter. The public realm strategy focusses on the area bounded by Temple Way, Old Market Street, Midland Road, New Kingsley Road/Horton Street and Avon... More
    Closed 18 October 2020
  • Your City Our Future citizen survey

    Covid-19 has caused great disruption to our lives and livelihoods. The city will need to recover and we now have a once in a lifetime opportunity to rethink what kind of future we want for Bristol. In this survey you can tell us what you liked and disliked about living in Bristol... More
    Closed 28 September 2020
  • Bristol Streets - A37/A4018 Transport Corridor Improvements

    We want to hear your ideas for improvements to the A37/A4018 transport corridor. The corridor starts in Stockwood and travels along the A37 through Knowle and Totterdown into the central area calling at Temple Meads. It then heads north along the A4018 and travels into Henleaze, Southmead and... More
    Closed 21 September 2020
  • Bristol Local Plan Managing the development of HMOs: Draft Supplementary Planning Document

    We sought views earlier this year on a new draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) relating to the development of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). This guidance will support existing Local Plan policy used to decide planning applications for this type of accommodation. The policy aims... More
    Closed 11 September 2020
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