Architect designed replacement dwelling

Our recent planning approval for a 4-storey replacement dwelling in Richmond is a great example of how our negotiation skills add value to development projects. In this particular case a planning application which sought to demolish an existing two-bedroom bungalow … Continued

Shepherd's hut rural glamping site

The Plainview team have just submitted a retrospective application to secure planning approval for a new rural tourism site in East Sussex. We have worked on a variety of rural development schemes across England and this particular project is for … Continued

The beautiful wildlife reserve

The Plainview Team are very excited to be working on a new rural tourism attraction in Maldon, which will include an education centre, tea room, fish breeding pods, essential workers’ dwelling and holiday cottages. The scheme and its background: A disused … Continued

Mediclinic

Our recent successful change of use application from a B1 (office) to a dual office and Health Clinic (B1/D1), will bring much needed GP and travel clinic services to a central London location. We have previously worked on several similar … Continued

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

preappvisiondoc

A question we are frequently asked by our clients is whether their planning proposal requires pre-app and if so, do we think pre-app is worth it. What does a pre-app service provide? The majority of local planning authorities offer a … 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