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Appeal: Post-war estate’s last remaining pub saved from demolition

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A developer’s plan to demolish a Bristol housing estate’s last remaining pub to make way for seven homes has been blocked by an inspector, who highlighted the building’s architectural value and its importance to the local community.

LOCATIONLawrence Weston, BristolAUTHORITYBristol City CouncilINSPECTORJohn WildePROCEDUREHearingDECISIONDismissedREFERENCEAPP/Z0116/W/20/3257409The appeal concerned The Giant Goram, a pub in Lawrence Weston, a post-war housing estate in Bristol. It was built in 1959, and is now the last surviving of five pubs in the area. It takes its name from one of the two mythical Somerset giants.In 2019,........
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