ADBLOCKED: Digital billboard proposed for Muller Road

Update 16th June 2020:
This appeal has been dismissed by the Planning Inspector
ate.
You can read the Officer’s report here.


Update 6th January 2020:
This refusal has been appealed by applicants Clear Channel.


Amongst other arguments, Clear Channel are claiming that the Council has failed to facilitate them according to their obligation. Below is an extract from the appeal documents, which can be read in full at this link.


Update 28th October 2019:
Permission for this development has been REFUSED by Bristol City Council!
Congratulations to everyone who commented!


The latest application by Clear Channel to replace an existing static billboard with an illuminated digital screen is for a residential property adjacent to Eastville Park.

To submit an objection:
1. Go to planningonline.bristol.gov.uk/search and enter code: 19/04059/A
2. Click ‘Make a Comment’. 
3. Write as much as you’d like about your objections. Below are some points you could include.

  • There are many residential properties along Muller Road making this site unsuitable for a digital billboard development. The development would cause serious harm to the amenity of the area, particularly due to the proximity of nearby Eastville Park.
  • A digital screen would present a distraction for drivers which is unacceptable in this residential area. In addition, traffic often queues along Muller Road ahead of joining the busy M32 junction. There were minor accidents very close to the billboard location in 2014.
Map showing proximity of the proposed location (adjacent to the Shell garage) to accident sites.

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