There is to be a Public Inquiry at the Council house on 25th February where the developers, Opecprime Development will attempt to gain planning permission for an intensive development of the Carriageworks/ Westmoreland House. It seems local opposition to these plans is fairly universal.

Recently, Opecprime Developments submitted  revised plans. These plans may be viewed here:

Details of the public inquiry are below.

PUBLIC INQUIRY At The Council House, College Green, Bristol On Thursday, 25 February 2010 at 10.00 am

Appeals by Opecprime developments Limited. Relating to the refusal of application for residentially led mixed-use development at Westmoreland House, 104-106 Stokes Croft and 4 Ashley Road.
Appeal References: APP/Z0116/E/09/2113943 and APP/Z0116/E/09/2113942 Please take note that the Appellant has submitted revisions to the above scheme known as Revision “H” and will request that these revisions are taken into account when the appeal is determined by the Inspector.

Copies of the Revision “H” plans are available on the application file at the local planning authority’s office at Brunel House, St George’s Road, Bristol, BS1 5UY.

If you have any comments in relation to  the Revision “H” changes please write to either the local planning authority or Collins & Coward Ltd, Westwood Park, London Road, Little Horkesley, Colchester Essex CO6 4BS. All representations should be received by the Council and/or Collins & Coward by 22 January 2010.

Please visit the following website to view the planning inspectorate letter regarding the Westmorland House appeal: