Who's Who

Local Authority
Bristol City Council

Bristol City Council
The Council House
College Green

Contact Details
Dick Sage
Position: Strategic and Citywide Policy Project Officer
Phone: 0117 903 6721
Email: [email protected]


Background of Organisation
A Multi-purpose Local Unitary Authority responsible for the historic City and County of Bristol in the United Kingdom.

Organisational Objectives

Bristol City council has set six main aims to help to achieve the vision of establishing the regional capital of the south west as 'a successful European city, valuing diversity and offering prosperity and a good and sustainable quality of life for all its citizens'. These are:

  • Investing for a Sustainable Environment
  • Building a Thriving Economy
  • Achieving Lifelong Learning
  • Promoting Health and Well being
  • Strengthening Local Communities
  • Delivering Value for Money

Relevant Policies, Projects & Activities

The New Council Department of Environment, Transport and Leisure is responsible for many of available services and policies for Planning, Traffic and Transport, Sustainable Development, Parks and Sports and Cultural Services. The Sustainable Development Division provides and heads a range of services and facilities ranging from from environmental quality to pollution control and looks at Local Agenda 21 and its impact on Bristol's environment. It also supports centers like CREATE and Ecohome.

Moreover, the Development Plan for Bristol comprises the Structure Plan and the Local Plan and sets the statutory context for the consideration of planning applications. This was prepared in liaison with Bath and North East Somerset Council, North Somerset Council , South Gloucestershire Council. Further detailed advice on specific issues is contained in Supplementary Planning Guidance prepared by Bristol City Council.

For More Information go to: Council Services