empty commercial units in Cheltenham October 2018

Whilst there is much talk about the death of the high street, Cheltenham appears to be bucking the trend. Analysis of business rates data by Plainview Planning shows that there has been a 10% fall in empty commercial properties since … Continued

Planning submission for an architect designed hotel

We are delighted to be part of the project team seeking to regenerate a dilapidated used car site and former petrol station in Windsor, with a stylish 56-bed hotel and associated restaurant facilities. This fresh application follows a previous scheme … 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

Cotswold Barn Conversion

This interesting scheme sought to convert existing domestic garages, which had historically been used as a milking parlour, into a 2x bed cottage with ample off-street parking and a large private garden to the rear. Following a useful pre-application meeting … 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

preappvisiondoc

A question we are frequently asked by our clients is whether their planning proposal requires pre-app and if so, do we think pre-app is worth it. What does a pre-app service provide? The majority of local planning authorities offer a … 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

Dunk

One of our recent granny annexe applications was of particular interest as it fell within an area identified as being a Flood Risk Zone 3 (high risk). The scheme essentially sought to demolish an existing outbuilding and erect annexe accommodation … 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

Architecture WK

Our recent appeal has secured planning permission for first and ground floor extensions and the addition of an orangery, to a residential dwelling within the Twickenham Green Conservation area. Overview: We were approached to assist after the architect working on … Continued