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Planning news

Contribute to the public art for the Minster Alleyways

Hand holding pencil and drawing

Published 5th January 2016

This Saturday, local families can take part in a workshop to create designs for new pieces of public art that will feature along the three Minster alleyways.

Your views wanted on Lower High Street parking

St George's Square

Published 1st December 2015

The Lower High Street Action Group is working with students at the University of Gloucestershire to conduct a Lower High Street parking survey.

Have your say on the plan for Cheltenham’s future


Published 22nd June 2015

- Consultation runs from 22 June to 3 August 2015

Committee considers Leckhampton planning decision

View from Leckhampton Hill

Published 27th May 2015

At a meeting of Planning Committee on 21 May 2015 the Committee considered an item in regards to the proposed development of up to 650 new homes at Leckhampton.

Appeal dismissed by planning inspector

Published 9th September 2014

Cheltenham Borough Council has won an appeal made by Nina Salerno, owner of 24 Lansdown Parade, Cheltenham, which is a Grade II listed building.

Cheltenham couple prosecuted for unauthorised solar panels on their home

close-up of a number of solar panels, blue with reflected sky

Published 5th September 2014

A couple from Cheltenham have been found guilty of failing to comply with a Listed Building Enforcement Notice which required them to remove unauthorised solar panels from their listed barn.

Council takes action to protect two Cheltenham properties

Published 16th July 2014

- Successful prosecution for unauthorised works to a listed building - Compulsory Purchase Order on a long term vacant property

Councils sign up to major development plan

Joint Core Strategy logo

Published 10th April 2014

Three councils in Gloucestershire have approved a final version of a plan outlining where future development will be located across Cheltenham, Tewkesbury Borough and Gloucester.

Suitably designed driveways help the fight against floods


Published 14th February 2014

With the persistent heavy rainfall recently the council wants to remind residents of the planning measures in place to ensure driveways are suitably designed to combat the risk of flooding.

Estate and Letting Agents are being reminded on the correct usage of advertising boards

green plastic houses

Published 4th December 2013

Cheltenham Borough Council is contacting all known local estate agents and letting agents reminding them of the regulations on the correct usage of advertising boards.

New pedestrian signage for the town centre

image of new sign design

Published 15th November 2013

Cheltenham town centre is soon to benefit from new pedestrian signage that will make understanding directions and destinations much easier.

Future development consultation to be considered by councillors

Published 28th August 2013

A major consultation mapping out the draft strategy for future housing and employment development in Cheltenham, Gloucester and Tewkesbury borough is set to be considered by councillors next month.

Future sites for Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople in Gloucestershire

Published 8th August 2013

In future years, the districts within Gloucestershire will need to provide additional, authorised sites for Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople living in the area.

A horse trough at Pittville Gates again

Horse tough on the promenade full of mud

Published 19th June 2013

The restoration of Pittville Gates is nearing completion and is transforming the appearance of the prominent corner on which they stand.

New leaflet created to help Regency building owners

Cherry tree in blossom in front of regency building

Published 8th April 2013

The Planning Committee at Cheltenham Borough Council has given its endorsement to a new leaflet created to provide assistance to Regency building owners.

North Place and Portland Street: planning application gets the thumbs up

Published 22nd February 2013

The transformation of North Place and Portland Street car parks has moved another step closer by winning approval at the council’s planning committee last night (Thursday 21 February).

Independent review makes recommendations for the Joint Core Strategy about trends in household size

Red brick and rendered houses on Kipling Road

Published 17th January 2013

An independent review commissioned by the council to look at trends in household formation has recommended that the Joint Core Strategy continues to use government figures to plan for future demand.

North Place and Portland Street: planning application is now in

Auger Buchler plan for North Place and Portland Street

Published 24th October 2012

The transformation of North Place and Portland Street car parks has moved a step closer with a formal planning application.

Only a few days left to comment on proposed options for the future

People giving feedback at a Joint Core Strategy exhibition in Regent Arcade

Published 10th February 2012

Members of the public only have a few more days to have their say on the future development of Tewkesbury Borough, Gloucester and Cheltenham.

Public inquiry into Hunting Butts Farm

municipal offices

Published 20th December 2011

Next year will see an inquiry open on a refused application for permission of up to 135 dwellings.

Have your say on future development for your area

Joint Core Strategy logo

Published 12th December 2011

Joint Core Strategy consultation starts today.

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