Front extensions to 1980s dwelling

It is not unusual for a property to be located outside of a conservation area, and yet still be within its ‘setting’. In such scenarios, any proposed development would still need to be assessed in terms of its impact on … 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

enforcement in a London conservation area

Dealing with enforcement notices is a challenging task, especially when the site is located within a Conservation Area. Our client had made a range of renovations to improve their rear windows and doors to their property in St Johns Wood … Continued

Garage conversion Westminster

Our recent planning approval sought the conversion and change of use of two garages in Westminster to create extra living space for 2x dwellings. This was a particularly challenging scheme, not least because of the site’s location within a Conservation … Continued

land-policy

The government released the draft revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) on Monday 5th March. The last time there were proposed changes to the NPPF was back in 2015. Our review of these draft revisions have identified some … Continued

London street

We recently secured planning permission for the erection of a conservatory style extension to substantially enlarge a first floor flat in Westminster. We had previously obtained planning permission for the extension in 2014, however this permission had expired. As the … 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

drawings for basement extensions

We are delighted with our recent appeal win for a basement extension in Lambeth, to change a 2 bedroom flat into a 4 bedroom duplex apartment. The London Borough of Lambeth Planning Department had initially refused consent for the excavation … Continued

Appeal annexe Esher

We are delighted with our recent appeal success which has secured planning permission for multiple extensions and a rear garage with annexe above, improving the living conditions of a residential dwelling in Esher. Overview: We were asked to assist after … Continued

extensionsallowed

Our recent approval at planning committee for the retention of extensions and alterations made to a building of merit in a Westminster conservation area, provides an excellent example of how planning consultants add value to householder planning applications. Overview: A … Continued