gcp Chartered Architects has gained detailed planning approval for a major mixed use brownfield regeneration project next to the M32 in Easton, Bristol. The scheme has been designed for Bristol City Council and Knightstone Housing Association and includes a library, crèche and community meeting rooms, 53 apartments, 6 family homes and 7 small scale work units. The learning centre is designed to BREEAM excellent environmental standard and the homes to Code level 3. The £8.2m development is due to go onsite in Spring 2010 and will be completed by Autumn 2011. The scheme is funded by the Big Lottery Community Libraries fund and the Homes & Communities Agency.