But Lansdown is remaining positive. He said: "We are well on target, things are going on the right lines and I'm confident we'll get there.
"Planning for a new stadium is vital - it will give us a new start. We've been in here for a hundred odd years but you get a little bit stale with that that.
"Ashton Gate's been a great place, but the new stadium with all the benefits it will bring to us with the extra capacity, extra infrastructure - we can build on that and make ourselves into a bigger and hopefully better club."