Developer slams council for blocking plan for ‘floating homes’ in harbour

A Bristol property developer has slammed the council for blocking an innovative plan for floating homes in the harbour.

The developer said senior figures at Bristol City Council have previously supported his plans, but added “nobody seems to be able to take a decision”.

Floating homes are already popular in other parts of the world, including the Netherlands, America and Canada. Kev Draper, managing director of Float8, said his homes would be far better insulated than houseboats or yachts, plans for which have recently caused concerns.

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