graph showing relationship between cost and risk in planning

At Plainview we have been fortunate enough to work on planning applications across England, ranging from householder projects to new build development and commercial sites. Whether it’s an application for outline or full permission, each project is unique, brings its … Continued

architect designed extension in Cotswold AONB

Our strategic approach to the pre-application process set the foundations for a stellar planning approval for a series of architect designed extensions to a dwelling within the Cotswold AONB. The project brief: The Plainview Team were instructed by the applicant … Continued

North Essex Garden Communities Map 2017

On the 8th June, Roger Clews, a Planning Inspector, gave an update on the progress of his examination of this Strategic Plan for North Essex. Whilst his email to the authorities was dated 8th June, it’s only just been made … Continued

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Here at Plainview we work on a wide range of planning applications and many of our clients have pressing deadlines. Technically, a council should have 8 weeks to determine a planning application (or 13 weeks to determine a major application). … Continued

DoC

Picture the scene: You’ve secured planning consent.  You’re excited. You start building. But then realise you have not discharged your pre-commencement conditions! This scenario is all too common. It is not the end of the world, but situations such as … Continued

Emerging Local Plans for 2018

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Below is a list of Local Authorities that do not have a post-NPPF Local Plan in place. There are some 238 in this position. During 2018 these Local Authorities will very likely either be: (1) undertaking public consultation on their … Continued

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The below ‘Housing need consultation data table’ sets out the housing need for each local planning authority using DCLG’s proposed new method. Consultation on the method is open until 9 November 2017 with a view to adopting the new proposals by … Continued

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proposed design for three dwellings by Carbon Creative

The Plainview Planning team have recently submitted a planning application for an exciting development in London. The project seeks the removal of several derelict outbuildings and the development of 4 x 3 bed dwellings in a unique setting in a … Continued

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Planning statements are a key part of any successful planning application. The goal of a good planning statement is to provide a balanced justification for development. It should demonstrate: Local context; The need for the proposed development; How the proposed development … Continued

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Visual tools for planning

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At Plainview Planning we strongly believe in the old adage that a picture paints a thousand words. We have developed a wide range of spatial and context plans to visually demonstrate that a proposed development is at an appropriate density … Continued