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Conversion and development of 6-7 The Square, Knowle, Bristol

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This decision is made in accordance with the HRA Development Programme 22-27 approved by Cabinet in February 2022, to accelerate the provision of housing to meet the council’s ambition to work with partners, local communities and developers to deliver 1000 new affordable homes each year by 2024.


Approval to enter into contract with Ashcroft Services to convert 2 redundant shop units into 7 new homes at 6-7 The Square, Knowle, Bristol

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - The alternative is to sell the sites, but this is likely to result in a lower level of “genuinely affordable” homes being delivered.
Option 2 - The proposal is for a revenue generating scheme that will benefit the HRA Business Plan.
Option 3 -

Publication date: 06/03/2023

Date of decision: 03/03/2023