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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
  • Recommendations of the Citizens' Assembly

    The assembly has produced 17 recommendations to take forward. Each recommendation has a rationale and there are a total of 82 associated actions to: rapidly reduce the impact of our homes on climate change make changes to our neighbourhoods to make traveling... More
    Closes 7 March 2022
  • Climate change

    In the climate topic, members heard about the impact of homes on climate change and took time to discuss this together and make recommendations about what should happen. How do we rapidly reduce the impact of our homes on climate change? See the full list of speakers here ... More
    Closes 7 March 2022
  • Transport

    Assembly participants took a deep dive into the transport topic and heard speakers outline what changes we can make in ou r neighbourhoods to make travel easier healthier and better for the environment. What changes should we make to our neighbourhoods to make how we travel easier,... More
    Closes 6 March 2022
  • Health

    The assembly heard evidence on health inequalities from a broad range of speakers with research and lived experience perspectives to focus on how they could tackle these in Bristol. How should we tackle health inequalities in Bristol? ... More
    Closes 6 March 2022
  • Walking and Cycling Improvements form

    An interactive mapping tool has been launched to capture the public’s views on possible changes to improve walking and cycling in Bristol. The public can add their comments and ideas to the map online. This could include identifying locations for cycle hangars on certain roads to increase... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Second weekend assembly presentations

    The second assembly session saw participants divided into three groups, looking at three topics: Climate change Health Transport Climate change: Simeran Bachra, UK Cities Manager, CDP Health: Sally Hogg, Consultant... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Advisory Group

    The development and delivery of Bristol's Citizens’ Assembly has been overseen and supported by a voluntary advisory group. What is the role of the Advisory Group? The advisory group provided an independent voice and advice on the citizens’ assembly process so that:... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • How assembly members have been selected

    We recruited 60 assembly members. These members reflected Bristol’s local diversity in terms of age, sex, disability, ethnicity, geography, deprivation, and employment. Assembly members were provided with everything they need to fully participate in the online... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Welcome and introduction to the topics

    The first assembly session gave participants an introduction to Bristol's assembly and an overview of how an assembly works. Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees, Deputy Mayor, Cllr Asher Craig and Cllr Paula O’Rourke welcomed assembly members and introduced why the assembly has been called and... More
    Closes 31 December 2021
  • Leisure Facilities Investment Strategy

    Bristol City Council owns nine leisure centres and swimming pools located across Bristol. The council also helps to fund the City of Bristol Gymnastics Centre, the Bristol Brunel Academy Fitness Suite and eight school leisure facilities that the public can use. Bristol City Council... More
    Closes 7 November 2021
  • Investing in the Energy Efficiency of our Community Buildings

    Community buildings offer a focal point for the community. This past year they have been at the heart of the COVID pandemic response. Community buildings can help to lead the way on energy efficiency in their communities and be part of helping achieve city wide net zero carbon... More
    Closes 31 October 2021
  • Youth Zone Public Engagement

    As we emerge from the pandemic the effects of isolation on our young people, especially those in more disadvantaged communities, is apparent. Children and young people (CYP) in Bristol need us to invest in their futures. They need a place that helps them to learn new... More
    Closes 17 October 2021
  • Edward Colston Statue Exhibition and Survey

    The statue of Edward Colston was pulled down on 7 June 2020 during a Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol. One year on, the statue now forms part of a new display at M Shed to start a city-wide conversation about its future. The statue is on display alongside a selection of placards from... More
    Closes 3 October 2021
  • Dovercourt Housing Proposals Consultation

    We are consulting on proposals for a residential development of approximately 140 homes on the Dovercourt Depot site in the residential area of Lockleaze, off Dovercourt Road. Please share your views to help us shape this Outline Planning stage. This is the second round of public... More
    Closes 30 September 2021
  • Corporate Strategy 2021

    The Corporate Strategy describes our vision for the council, the services we deliver, and what we want to achieve with our partners in Bristol and beyond. The strategy sets out our main priorities for the coming five years, and it informs everything the council does and how we plan for the... More
    Closes 26 September 2021
  • Draft concept plan for land off New Fosseway Road

    Working with a multi-disciplinary design team, Bristol City Council is bringing forward plans to transform the former New Fosseway School site, the land to the rear of New Fosseway Road, Hengrove. We carried out an initial stage of local engagement earlier this year.... More
    Closed 12 September 2021
  • Gambling Act Policy Review 2021

    One of the requirements of the Gambling Act 2005 is for the council to produce a Statement of Gambling Policy setting out how gambling will be regulated in Bristol. The Gambling Act requires local authorities to review their policy every three years. The current... More
    Closed 15 August 2021
  • Greville House – Consultation Phase 2

    Bristol City Council’s new build development team is developing a residential planning application for the former Greville Elderly Persons Home (EPH) site on Lacey Road, Stockwood. The intention is to deliver 100% affordable housing on this site, the actual split of the... More
    Closed 2 August 2021
  • Alternative Learning Provision Consultation

    Alternative Learning Provision (ALP) is where children and young people can receive an education if they aren’t able to remain in school some or all of the time. This can be for health reasons, exclusion, or because they need some additional support. Bristol’s vision is for ALP that helps... More
    Closed 23 July 2021
  • Extra Care Housing Commissioning Plan Consultation

    Bristol City Council is reviewing the care and support services delivered in Extra Care Housing (ECH) that are funded by the council’s Adult Social Care budget. The council is looking at what services are delivered and how the council would like to commission (buy) these services in the future.... More
    Closed 18 July 2021
  • Gap House development (Bell Close, Horfield) consultation

    Artist's impression of proposed site Bristol City Council is proposing to develop the former garage site next to Bell Close, behind Bishop Manor Road, in Horfield. The intention is to deliver 9 affordable homes on this site and we are exploring opportunities for... More
    Closed 14 July 2021
  • Proposed School Term Dates 2022/2023

    This consultation includes the proposed dates for the 2022/23 school year. Term 1: Thursday 1st September 2022 to Friday 21st October 2022 (37 School Days) Term 2: Monday 31st October 2022 to Friday 16th December 2022 (35 School Days) Term 3: Tuesday 3rd... More
    Closed 25 June 2021
  • Young Carers and Young Adult Carers Strategy 2021 – 2025

    It is our vision through the application of this strategy to increase the identification and recognition of children and young people in caring roles in Bristol. Also, where identified, those young carers/young adult carers are able to receive practical support to minimise the negative effects... More
    Closed 31 May 2021
  • Proposal for property licensing schemes in Bedminster, Brislington West and Horfield

    Bristol City Council is seeking your views on a proposal to introduce additional licensing for houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and selective licensing for other privately rented properties in some wards of Bristol – Bedminster, Brislington West and Horfield (Additional only). ... More
    Closed 26 May 2021
  • Shape the future of Knowle West Health Park

    Working with a multi-disciplinary design team, Bristol City Council is bringing forward plans to deliver new homes on land within Knowle West Health Park. We are still at a very early stage in the process, where the design team is looking at previous studies and work done to date, and... More
    Closed 15 May 2021
  • Childcare Development and Sustainability Service

    Bristol City Council is inviting feedback on proposals for the future of the Childcare Development and Sustainability Service (CDSS). The proposals are outlined in our draft commissioning strategy , which sets out how and why the council plans to continue to commission the service and... More
    Closed 25 April 2021
  • Greville Road Engagement Survey

    We are asking businesses, residents and anyone who enjoys Greville Road to make suggestions on how to make walking and cycling easier and how to improve the general street environment. You can take part by following the link at the bottom of this page. Due to COVID-19 restrictions the... More
    Closed 18 April 2021
  • Consultation on proposed residential development of the Dovercourt Depot site in Lockleaze

    The proposal is for a residential development on the Dovercourt Depot site in Lockleaze. It is currently used by the Council’s Parks department and Highways department for storage. The development proposals provide between 120 – 150 affordable and market value homes. Please view the... More
    Closed 16 April 2021
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