empty commercial units in Cheltenham October 2018

Whilst there is much talk about the death of the high street, Cheltenham appears to be bucking the trend. Analysis of business rates data by Plainview Planning shows that there has been a 10% fall in empty commercial properties since … Continued

Class PA barn conversion

In October 2017, the Government introduced a new permitted development right allowing the change of use of a building in light industrial use (Class B1c) and land within its curtilage to residential use. There are a number of conditions that … 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

fuel depot and commercial units planning

We’re on a roll….a second outline application for several commercial units alongside a fuel depot has been permitted by Breckland District Council in Norfolk. Having successfully worked with our client on a neighbouring project we were instructed to assist on … Continued

planning for a fuel depot

Our recent planning approval for a fuel depot at Swaffham is an example of some of the more niche planning applications we assist with, here at Plainview Planning. Our client, an established domestic and commercial fuel distributor, sought to establish … Continued

CheltenhamPromenade

Our recent planning application sought a change of use from B1 (office) to a mixed B1/A2 use, to enable a well known national estate agency firm to open their first office in the Gloucestershire area, at a prestigious Grade II* … Continued

boatcou

Our recent change of use from a restrictive sui generis boat building use to Class B8 has enabled the regeneration of a large empty industrial building in Maldon, Essex. Site context: Located on the quayside of a maritime town, the … Continued

floodriskmidsussex1

Our latest planning approval sought a change of use from a B8 storage and distribution centre to a B2 car mechanics and service repair garage in Burgess Hill, Sussex. Local opposition and flood risk: Whilst the proposed change of business … Continued

liveworkdevelopment

Plainview Planning recently obtained planning approval for the conversion of several agricultural buildings into three, two bed, live/work units in Stroud, Gloucestershire. An innovative scheme on a challenging site: The proposed scheme aimed to utilise the existing redundant and dilapidated … Continued

Osteo treatment

Plainview Planning are delighted with the recent approval for a dual use planning application to enable a D1 osteopathic clinic to run from a B1 office space in Camden, London. The challenge: We were approached to assist after an application … Continued