planning permission for 28 new homes outside settlement boundary

Plainview Planning are pleased to announce that we have secured planning permission at appeal for 28 homes. The proposal includes 30% affordable housing, plus Section 106 contributions to primary and secondary education facilities, and funding towards the Thanet Coast SPA Mitigation … Continued

redevelopment of barns to residential housing in greenbelt

Our constructive pre-application meeting with Basildon Council helped to set the framework for a successful planning strategy, which has resulted in planning permission for 2 new family homes to be developed on a site that, at face value, had limited … Continued

Basingstoke and Deane development constraints map

Do you have a plot of land that you think might be suitable for residential or employment development? If your site is within the Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council area, then you may be interested to know that they have … Continued

Block plan of site for 7 flats in London

Are you an SME developer feeling a bit confused about using PiP (Permission in Principle)? Our recent success at Planning Committee for an application of 5-7 flats may help shed some light on its use and practical application. To PiP … Continued

viewshed analysis on proposed development planning

The team at Plainview Planning are pleased to be able to offer a new service that all our clients can now benefit from which will enable us to present the theoretical visibility of proposed and existing developments using our GIS … Continued

5 residential dwelling on edge of settlement boundary

The Plainview Team have been working on a backland development project on an edge of village location in Kent and have recently secured planning approval for a 5x dwelling residential scheme comprising of high-quality detached family homes in spacious plots.  … Continued

retrospective permission for a dwelling

It is undoubtedly a heart sink moment: you put your property up for sale and suddenly planning issues come out of the woodwork, requiring retrospective permissions. Our recent approval, which secured the residential use of a building and enabled our … Continued

GIS mapping for development opportunities in Barking and Dagenham

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham are currently inviting landowners, members of the public and prospective developers to put forward any sites that they think have potential for housing, commercial or community development. The deadline for submissions is Friday … Continued

conversion of 3 barns in countryside to residential housing and annexe

The conversion of barns to dwellings and associated ancillary buildings is not always straightforward, especially if you are in the green belt. Plainview recently submitted a multi-faceted application for the conversion and part-demolition of a group of 3 redundant barns. … Continued

residential curtilage extensions and games room in green belt

After waiting 2 months for your planning application to be decided it is understandably challenging when the decision notice arrives, and your application has been refused. But does a refusal at the planning application stage have to mean an end … Continued