Feature new starter

It is an exciting time at Plainview Planning and we are delighted to announce that 3 new team members have started at our Cheltenham and Chelmsford offices. Cheltenham: Raymond Cole has joined us as a Senior Planner, bringing his extensive … 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

Bound Lane

The Plainview team have secured planning permission for 10 residential units on a greenfield site on Hayling Island. The brief: An outline planning application for 8 residential dwellings on site had been approved previously. However, there was clear capacity to … Continued

CPLD

Our recent planning appeal win has enabled the demolition of 2 existing dwellings and the erection of a new 4 storey building to provide 17 new flats and associated parking in Ewell, Surrey. Our previous involvement in the scheme included … Continued

Ashurst1

2017 has so far seen 3 court judgements relating to Ashdown Forest. These could potentially have an impact on some Sussex Council Local Plans and their provision of a 5 year housing land supply (5YHLS). The most recent of these … Continued

Pet crem

Our recent approval for a Certificate of Lawfulness for an existing residential dwelling, has secured residential use on a site in East Grinstead. The site has a complex history, and is part of a much wider scheme which will involve … Continued

Lancing Prep

We have secured planning permission for the erection of a teaching studio at Lancing College Preparatory School in West Sussex. The proposal sought to demolish a redundant storage outbuilding within the school grounds and to replace it with a purpose … Continued

MidSussex

On 20th February 2017, a Local Plan Inspector issued his interim findings on housing requirements for the emerging Mid Sussex District Plan. In short, the housing requirement for Mid Sussex has been increased by a massive 40% and the Council … Continued

5dwellingscommittee1

We have secured planning approval for 5 houses with associated parking, at planning committee. We are delighted with the decision, not least because the scheme has been subject to significant scrutiny, yet our successful engagement during the planning process saw … Continued

HarrisonJamesgardenroom

Our recent approval for a retrospective planning application for the development of a garden studio to the rear of a dwelling near Horsham, raised an interesting point about permitted development right exceptions and conditions. Exceptions to permitted development rights: The … Continued