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


We are excited to confirm that two of the Plainview Planning team will be attending Grand Designs Live at the Excel Centre in London, from 1st – 3rd May 2017. Our Associate Planners Adam Rabone and Catherine Hoyte will be … Continued


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


A recent report titled ‘Small is beautiful, Delivering more homes through small sites’, published by the Federation of Master Builders and the Local Government Information Unit looks at some of the barriers to enabling small scale development and how these might … Continued


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


New legislation came into effect on the 31st October 2016 which seeks to ensure that Local Planning Authorities grant sufficient planning permissions for self-build plots to meet demand. The Self-Build Register: We wrote earlier  this year about  the launch of … Continued


Plainview Planning have submitted an outline planning application to Suffolk Coastal District Council for 13 x market and affordable, single-storey, bungalow dwellings on land just outside the settlement boundary, in the village of Ufford. This follows a previous application that … Continued


It has been 6 weeks since the outcome of the vote on whether Britain should remain in or leave the European Union. Whilst the initial shock may be wearing off, the dust has far from settled as the country gets … Continued


Our recent planning approval for the conversion of redundant agricultural buildings to create a single residential dwelling, highlighted the importance of having a fall-back position and negotiating positively. The application had been previously refused by the Forest of Dean District … Continued


We recently secured a planning appeal win against the Forest of Dean District Council, which has resulted in outline planning permission being granted for the development of a single dwelling on a site just to the north of Newent, Gloucestershire. The original … Continued