In 2016/17 South Gloucestershire Council submitted an application for Garden Villages capacity funding and an application for Large Sites and Housing Zones capacity funding in Thornbury and Yate constituency. These were unsuccessful.
South Gloucestershire Council also submitted a joint application for Large Sites and Housing Zones capacity funding in 2016/17 with Bath and North East Somerset Council, Bristol City Council and North Somerset Council. This funding application included some sites within the Thornbury and Yate constituency. The funding application was unsuccessful.