Kingswood Masterplan

We are working with the local community, businesses, and investors, on a masterplan for Kingswood town centre. 
 
This will give us the opportunity to think about: 

  • what is valued 
  • possible changes and improvements 
  • how the area is used in the future 


The aim of the masterplan is to set a framework for future change and a shared vision to make Kingswood ‘a great place to shop, work, live, visit and enjoy’. 


About the masterplan
 

The masterplan will help shape the future of the town centre to balance needs, opportunities and pressures for change into a clear strategy. 

It’s not a rigid plan for development, but it will set out which individual projects can be co-ordinated in a complementary way. 

It puts sustainable urban lifestyles at its core and strengthens the identity of Kingswood through its rich history. 

The purpose of the masterplan is to: 

  • establish a shared vision for the area 
  • co-ordinate and integrate investment 
  • raise ambitions and engage stakeholders 
  • maintain a distinctive and high quality network of streets, spaces and mixed use development 
  • provide a resilient and adaptable low carbon and sustainable environment 

 
The Kingswood Masterplan will aim to further develop key issues in the Local Plan including the need to diversify our town centres, build strong local economies and respond to the climate emergency. 

It will also help rebuild social wellbeing after coronavirus. 


What it means
 

By putting this into action we strive to: 

  • strengthen the cultural and historic heart 
  • enhance and connect green spaces 
  • provide a mixed commercial area 
  • create opportunities for urban living 

 
Key initiatives include: 

  • pedestrianising Regent Street (East) 
  • restoring the Whitfield Tabernacle 
  • enhancing Kingswood Park 
  • better signage and accessibility 
  • focusing on Kings Chase Shopping Centre 
  • improving residential developments, streets and public spaces

Come and talk to us in person

Come and visit us in our pop-up shop in the Kings Chase Shopping Centre and talk to us about your views to help shape a vision for future homes, businesses and public spaces in Kingswood and make it a great place to shop, work, live, visit and enjoy.


Have your say
 

We would like to know what you think. 

The consultation is open for 12 weeks from Monday 19th July until the end of Sunday 10th October.  

You can read more about the plans for the area by reading the Kingswood Masterplan Consultation Document and the supporting consultation documents:

You can response to the consultation by:

  • Downloading a paper copy of the questionaire which you can print and send back to us using the FREEPOST address below: You can also request a copy by phone:
    Write to:  
    Freepost Plus RTXL-YHGY-GSYS
    South Gloucestershire Council
    Corporate Consultation Team
    Council Offices
    Badminton Road
    Yate
    BRISTOL
    BS37 5AF
    You can also request a copy by phone on 01454 866 895
  • Telephone us at: 01454 866 895
  • Email us at: consultation@southglos.gov.uk 
  • Visit us in our pop-up shop in the Kings Chase Shopping Centre and talk to us about your views 

Please submit your completed surveys by the closing date of Sunday 10th October

Timeline

  • Opened
    19 Jul 2021 at 12:00
  • Closes
    10 Oct 2021 at 23:59

Details

Geographical area
  • Kingswood
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Target Audience
  • All residents