Redevelopment of the Old Barns


The Old Barns in North Road are to be redeveloped into a new church and community centre by St Michael’s Church.

The work is part of the church’s Heart of the Community project, which also incorporates plans to refurbish the St Michael’s church building and upgrade the Old School Rooms.

Proposed church and community centre on the Old Barns site, Stoke Gifford.

Image: Aerial illustration of the proposed new church and community centre on the Old Barns site in North Road, Stoke Gifford (click to enlarge).

Read more: Heart of the Community (St Michael’s Church)


Location of the Old Barns site in North Road:

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Key dates published by the church in February 2013 are:

  • 1st April 2013 – Project goes out to tender
  • 6th May 2013 – All tenders received and evaluation of tenders begins
  • 27th May 2013 – Contract placed with preferred contractor
  • 3rd June 2013 – Contractor on site

Latest News on the Old Barns Project

Local church bucks trend
11th February 2013 | St Michael’s Church
A village church which dates back to the 14th Century is launching a £5.8m project to build a new multi-purpose church and community centre in Stoke Gifford.

Planning Applications


Received 3rd Nov 2009; Approved 27th Jul 2010

Change of Use from Light Industrial (Class B1) to Church and Community Centre (Class D1) (as defined in The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 2005 to include erection of basement and two storey building, car parking and associated works.


Received 20th Nov 2012; Approved 18th Dec 2012

Non material amendment to planning permission PT09/5735/F to omit the basement and alterations to north, south and east elevations.

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