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The local directory for Montpelier, Bristol, England

Montpelier Gateway back on the agenda

Ashley Road in winter

7 Ashley Road

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, 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.

Other major planning applications awaiting decisions, February 2018

Rear of 28-36 Picton Street (Licata's): application for the construction of flats and office units, reference 17/06833/F.

121 Stokes Croft: application for the change of use from a shop to a hot food takeaway, reference 17/05534/F.

125 Richmond Road (fronting St Andrews Road): application to demolish 2 garages and erect 2 dwelling houses, reference 17/05877/F.

YardArts, 17-29 Lower Ashley Road: 4-storey block of flats to provide 37 units, reference 17/01898/F.

Westmorland House from Nine Tree Hill

Westmorland House: when it had windows

Now you can hear the stories

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.


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Know your Place

Know your place map

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.

Know your place website

Books by Mary Wright

Montpelier - A Bristol Suburb

Montpelier - A Bristol Suburb is available from The History Press.

Blue Maids Orphanage

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.

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