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

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

site plan of rural tourism site by a lake

A key takeaway from this large rural tourism project has been the importance of effective communication and public engagement throughout the application process. As a result, we have obtained a planning approval which will secure the ongoing preservation of a … Continued

garage conversion to annexe

It is a common scenario – you have a garage or outbuilding and as it is sitting there empty, you decide to give it a makeover and start renting it out as a holiday let or using it as a … Continued

Architect designed replacement dwelling

Our recent planning approval for a 4-storey replacement dwelling in Richmond is a great example of how our negotiation skills add value to development projects. In this particular case a planning application which sought to demolish an existing two-bedroom bungalow … Continued

Shepherd's hut rural glamping site

The Plainview team have just submitted a retrospective application to secure planning approval for a new rural tourism site in East Sussex. We have worked on a variety of rural development schemes across England and this particular project is for … Continued

The beautiful wildlife reserve

The Plainview Team are very excited to be working on a new rural tourism attraction in Maldon, which will include an education centre, tea room, fish breeding pods, essential workers’ dwelling and holiday cottages. The scheme and its background: A disused … Continued

Our recent successful change of use application from a B1 (office) to a dual office and Health Clinic (B1/D1), will bring much needed GP and travel clinic services to a central London location. We have previously worked on several similar … Continued

Drawings of extension by Rob Parish

Brief: We provided full planning consultancy support on the erection of a large side and rear extension in the Metropolitan Green Belt, to provide much needed granny annexe accommodation. Challenges: Our client came to us needing help to secure extra … Continued

Annexe accommodation

An effective planning strategy ensured we were able to help our client secure permission for an architect designed annexe at appeal. The original planning application: The applicant had submitted a previous application for a large scale annexe to provide ancillary … Continued