Drawings of extension by Rob Parish

Brief: We provided full planning consultancy support on the erection of a large side and rear extension in the Metropolitan Green Belt, to provide much needed granny annexe accommodation. Challenges: Our client came to us needing help to secure extra … Continued

Annexe accommodation

An effective planning strategy ensured we were able to help our client secure permission for an architect designed annexe at appeal. The original planning application: The applicant had submitted a previous application for a large scale annexe to provide ancillary … Continued

Dunk

One of our recent granny annexe applications was of particular interest as it fell within an area identified as being a Flood Risk Zone 3 (high risk). The scheme essentially sought to demolish an existing outbuilding and erect annexe accommodation … Continued

Bound Lane

The Plainview team have secured planning permission for 10 residential units on a greenfield site on Hayling Island. The brief: An outline planning application for 8 residential dwellings on site had been approved previously. However, there was clear capacity to … Continued

CoLfourflats

We recently assisted a client with a Certificate of Lawfulness (CoL) application, to secure the use of a property in Barking as 4 x 1-bed flats.   The site had previously been converted into flats without planning permission. All four … Continued

AnnexeHarrow

We recently secured planning permission for the conversion of, and extension to, an existing garage to create annexe accommodation. We were called in to assist with the scheme after a similar application had been previously refused by Harrow Council. The … Continued

BarefootArchitects

We are currently working on an innovative new build scheme for an architect designed, Paragraph 55 dwelling in Barns Green, Horsham. The site and scheme The proposal site is a large plot of land adjacent to an existing detached dwelling. … Continued

courestaurant

We have obtained planning approval for a change of use from A1 (Retail) to A3 (Restaurant) for a site in the centre of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The proposal will revitalise an empty A1 retail unit just off the main high-street in … Continued

Richmond annexe

We recently secured planning approval for ancillary granny annexe accommodation via a written representation appeal against the Royal Borough of Richmond upon Thames. The application had been refused due to the perceived impact of the proposed development on the character … Continued

CoLEvidencetimeline

We recently assisted a client by securing a Certificate of Lawfulness (CoL) for an existing use. The CoL sought to confirm that the lower ground floor of a house had been used continuously as a self-contained flat in excess of … Continued