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


We have obtained planning approval for a change of use from a Grade II listed public house (A4 use class) to a 4-bed residential dwelling (C3 use class) in Chelmsford, Essex. The scheme: The proposed development sought to change the … Continued


We are delighted with our recent planning approval for the refurbishment and alterations to a Grade II* listed lodge in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. The proposed development: The Lodge is a Grade II* listed residential structure. The heritage value of the structure … Continued


The team at Plainview Planning have secured permission for the change of use of a B1 office space to C3 residential, enabling the provision of residential accommodation in a listed setting and in a desired central location in Cheltenham. The challenge: … Continued

GPDO barn

The Plainview Planning Team have this week secured permission for a barn conversion under Class Q of the General Permitted Development Order (GPDO), through the Prior Approval process. The challenge: This was a complex and challenging case as the barn … Continued


Plainview Planning are delighted with our recent appeal win, which has allowed outline planning permission for four residential dwellings outside the defined built up area boundary in Pulborough, West Sussex. The scheme: We provided full planning consultancy support on the … Continued

Heritage approval

Plainview Planning are delighted with a recent planning permission from Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to allow for the wholesale refurbishment and much needed upgrade of a Grade II* listed residential property, which included a rear garden extension. The … Continued

LB Merton

Plainview Planning are delighted with the recent planning approval from the London Borough of Merton for an extension to an education facility in Wimbledon. The scheme:  The proposed scheme sought to erect a timber studio within the grounds of a … Continued


Planning permission and Listed Building Consent have been granted for a scheme which will provide a much needed replacement to a failing central heating system, across several blocks of flats.  The matter was complicated by the Grade II listing of the … Continued


Owning a listed building is a great privilege, but owning a piece of living history also comes with great responsibility.  If you wish to extend or alter your listed building in any way you will need to apply for listed … Continued