Planning appeal success for a live work annexe

Navigating the planning system can be a complex process, especially when you are dealing with not one, but two appeals at the same site.  As planning consultants, we are often asked to work on planning appeals where a refusal has … Continued

site plan of flatted development

Obtaining planning consent for the redevelopment of an existing commercial site with a residential scheme is rarely straightforward.  It takes time, a clear planning strategy and proactive negotiation, but the reward is a significant uplift in land value. Our recent … Continued

Class PA barn conversion

In October 2017, the Government introduced a new permitted development right allowing the change of use of a building in light industrial use (Class B1c) and land within its curtilage to residential use. There are a number of conditions that … Continued

Securing planning permission in rural locations can often be a difficult planning balance to master. We have been working in tandem with a local Kent-based architect, Philip Baston, to achieve a successful outcome for our client. The proposed scheme sought … Continued

Change of Use for a bike training facility and retail space

We are delighted with our recent planning approval for a change of use from a shop to a new cycle retail and training facility. The cycle company engaged us early on in their project to help them set up the … Continued

planning for a fuel depot

Our recent planning approval for a fuel depot at Swaffham is an example of some of the more niche planning applications we assist with, here at Plainview Planning. Our client, an established domestic and commercial fuel distributor, sought to establish … Continued

New build single dwelling designed by Invent Architecture

We have secured planning approval for 4 x residential dwellings in Charing, a historical village in Ashford, Kent. We are delighted with this approval which will enable the redevelopment of an underused site with 4 x high-quality residential dwellings in … Continued

London street

We recently secured planning permission for the erection of a conservatory style extension to substantially enlarge a first floor flat in Westminster. We had previously obtained planning permission for the extension in 2014, however this permission had expired. As the … Continued

drawings for basement extensions

We are delighted with our recent appeal win for a basement extension in Lambeth, to change a 2 bedroom flat into a 4 bedroom duplex apartment. The London Borough of Lambeth Planning Department had initially refused consent for the excavation … Continued

planning-permission-for-single-dwelling-image-source-millar-howard-workshop

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