An absolute pleasure to be involved in this fantastic mixed-use scheme in central Worcester.  The project sought full planning permission for the redevelopment of a brownfield plot, to bring forward 8 residential apartments and a Class E unit.  Extensive pre-application … Continued

Planning permission secured for a change of use from office (Class E) to residential dwelling following a detailed analysis of the LPAs validation requirements and their five year housing land supply position.  The planning context Our client had secured planning … Continued

This was an interesting project and one which highlights the importance of collaboration in planning.  It also acts as a useful reminder that the enforcement procedure is intended to be remedial rather than punitive.   This particular application sought retrospective permission … Continued

It was great to collaborate again with the inspirational team at Barefoot Architects, this time on a project which sought to demolish a defunct conservatory, replace with a rear and side extension and retrofit the existing building.  The site was … Continued

Our recent application for Class MA prior approval sought the change of use from Class E (offices) to Class C3 residential, on the 2nd and 3rd floors of a building in Harlow’s town centre.  We are so pleased with the … Continued

It is finally here – the much anticipated London Plan Review Report of Expert Advisers was sent to the Secretary of State on the 15th January and published with a response from Michael Gove along with a couple of consultations … Continued

Stroud District is an interesting area to work in and we have been providing planning consultancy services on residential, commercial and householder development projects for over 12 years.  Undoubtedly a beautiful area, in planning terms it has unique challenges; over … Continued

Despite several false starts and delays, Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is nearly upon us.  What does this mean in practice – well, firstly, be prepared for a lot of confusion as Local Authorities seek to understand the deluge of information … Continued

It is all GO at Cotswold District Council with a number of key consultations launched this month.    Kicking off proceedings with their Local Plan update Regulation 18 consultation,  CDC state that they are seeking to make their Local Plan “Green … Continued

So glad we could help our client amalgamate a studio and 1 bed flat into a larger single unit of accommodation, creating a beautiful 2 bed apartment with much improved living space.  A challenging project as not only did we … Continued