Rural village aerial view

At Plainview Planning we are regularly instructed to help landowners secure planning permission for new homes outside defined settlement boundaries. The projects can be challenging but the fact that a site falls outside of the defined boundary need not be … Continued

New build single dwelling designed by Invent Architecture

We have secured planning approval for 4 x residential dwellings in Charing, a historical village in Ashford, Kent. We are delighted with this approval which will enable the redevelopment of an underused site with 4 x high-quality residential dwellings in … Continued

Mill Conversion Drawing by Millar Howard Workshop

Our recent planning appeal success highlights the importance of pragmatism in decision making.  The scheme designed by Millar Howard Architects sought the repair, extension and conversion of an existing mill building to facilitate the change of use into a single … Continued

MHW2016

We were delighted to be part of the team which secured planning permission for a stunning single storey house in Stroud. The scheme & site: The scheme sought to demolish a large ancillary storage outbuilding and associated structures and erect … Continued

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We provided planning support and strategy regarding a stunning architect designed development in Tetbury.  Its subsequent approval is a prime example of how we as planning consultants really add value to the application process. The scheme: The scheme sought permission … Continued

isolated home

 A Court of Appeal judge has made a very interesting observation about isolated homes that flies in the face of many decisions in the last few years. Isolated Homes When the NPPF was introduced in 2012 there were a flurry … Continued

ruralland

If you have a garden and live in a rural location then your garden is now considered “previously developed land” according to a Court of Appeal judge in Dartford Borough Council v The Secretary of State for Communities and Local … Continued

Tann

We are delighted to have helped our client obtain planning approval for 4 homes on land outside the settlement boundary in Great Notley, Essex. The site has been in our client’s family for several decades and they were keen to … Continued

BarefootArchitects

We are currently working on an innovative new build scheme for an architect designed, Paragraph 55 dwelling in Barns Green, Horsham. The site and scheme The proposal site is a large plot of land adjacent to an existing detached dwelling. … Continued

EHDC

East Herts Council is seeking views on the East Herts District Plan (Pre-Submission Version), which sets out the planning framework for the District up to 2033.  It will be available for public consultation for six weeks, from Thursday 3rd November until … Continued