A planning application was submitted at the end of 2016 for Change of Use from A1/A2 to a A3 Restaurant/Cafe Premises with refurbishment of the shopfront.
The application can be viewed at www.bristol.gov.uk/planningonline, reference 16/06942/F, where comments and objections can be lodged.
The Licence for the sale and supply of alcohol has already been granted – licensed 07:00 to 23:00, opening hours 07:00 to 23:30 as a table service restaurant and takeaway. Use of the outside area to be determined in planning.
Land to the rear of 28-36 Picton Street: application for demolition of warehousing and construction of 9 flats and 6 business units, reference 17/04471/F and 17/04472/LA (both now withdrawn).
Rear of 121 Cromwell Road (facing St Andrews Road): Erection of 3 dwellings, reference 17/04316/F.
YardArts, 17-29 Lower Ashley Road: 4-storey block of flats to provide 37 units, reference 17/01898/F.
Junction of Lower Ashley Road and Tudor Road: terrace of 9 houses on the green space, reference 16/05766/F. Also alternative application for a terrace of 5 houses, reference 17/04905/F.
Westmoreland House Oral and Visual History Project: this project is now completed and you can read the report and listen to the stories on the CAG website.
You can also follow the progress of the current approved planning application with The PG Group.
The City Design Group at Bristol City Council has created a website that enables people to explore Montpelier through historic maps, images and linked information.
Montpelier - A Bristol Suburb is available from The History Press.
Blue Maids Orphanage is available from the City Museum Bookshop.
It tells the story of the orphanage that once was at the bottom of Ashley Hill.