Publication: Pre-Submission Gloucester City Plan

Pre-Submission City Plan

Superceded policies

7.1          The following policies from the Adopted Gloucester City Local Plan (1983) are superseded by the Gloucester City Plan.

E1

Release of industrial land sufficient for 5 years requirement

E2

Release of office development sufficient to cater for 5 years requirement

H1

Release of land for residential development to cater for 5 years requirement

H1c

Provision of additional housing sites to those identified in H1a will be encouraged in the city centre

H1e

Density and quality of housing development

H3

Preservation and revitalization of older housing stock

H4b

Provision of grants for adaptation of homes for the registered disabled

A1a

Heights of buildings and protection of views

A2

Particular regard will be given to the city’s heritage in terms of archaeological remains, listed buildings and conservation areas

A2d

Demolition of listed buildings in conservation areas

A3g

Investigation and resolution of environmental problems caused by traffic on Bristol Road and Barton Street

A4e

Development on or around Robinswood Hill will not be permitted except where there are exceptional circumstances

A5a

The inclusion of tourist related uses within the comprehensive redevelopment of the Docks area will be encouraged

A5c

Conservation and maintenance of structures and settings of City’s historic fabric (various sites)

A5d

Redevelopment of Blackfriars as a tourist attraction

A6a

Provision of coach parking facilitate at Westgate Street and the Docks

A7

Encourage provision of an adequate level and mix of accommodation to satisfy visitor demand

A7a

Provision of appropriate self-catering accommodation. Conference Centre and central area hotels

A7b

Encourage Guest House developments along main radial routes and the city centre

T1e

Pedestrian priority within traffic management schemes in the main shopping area of the city.

T1f

Pedestrian priority in the city centre outside the main shopping area

T2d

Measures to facilitate rear access servicing

T3

Introduction of traffic regulation and control measures along Bristol Road and Southgate Street

T3a

Access to existing and future industrial premises will be assisted, where necessary, by traffic management and other measures

T3b

Consideration will be given to traffic management along Bristol Road

T4a

Differential charging of short and long stay car parks to discourage inappropriate use

T4k

Provision of car parking at private development in accordance with the Councils car parking standards

S1e

Conversion of shops to other uses at ground floor level will not normally be allowed in the main shopping area

S2b

Major convenience shopping will not usually be permitted outside the main shopping area

S3

Continued provision of shopping facilities to meet local needs outside the City Centre will be encouraged

S3a

Neighbourhood shopping facilities will be encouraged and sometimes required in developing residential areas

S3b

The City Council will seek to maintain the existing neighbourhood shopping provision in the City

L1

Retain public open space, provision with new development, and attempt provision where a shortfall has been identified.

L1a

Retain existing areas of public open space

L1c

In new developments new public open space will be provided in accessible, centralised locations. They must be no less than half an acre in size.

L1d

Where public open space already exists or there is a need for recreational facilities other than open space we will consider the provision of alternative leisure facilities at the cost of the developer.

L2d

Seek to provide additional sports facilities on public open space in new developments.

L3c

Inclusion of leisure facilities within the docks redevelopment and financial contribution towards the cost of transferring the British Waterways museum to Gloucester

L3d

Maintenance and protection of Robinswood Hill Country Park