rural dwellings outside settlement boundary, brownfield site

This interesting planning project, which sought the demolition and redevelopment of a redundant riding school into 2x residential dwellings, presents a good example of the importance of applying a planning balance in the decision-making process. Our recent appeal win against … Continued

Mapping data and street scene for 6 dwelling planning appeal

Our recent planning appeal for 6x dwellings in West Sussex highlights the importance of effective visuals when quantifying subjective planning issues. Key to our success in securing planning permission for this development was a meticulously thought out planning strategy and … Continued

site plan for self build houses outside settlement boundary

A strategic planning approach, detailed context analysis and a thorough review of the local housing land supply delivery were key to us securing planning permission for 2x self-build houses for our client, on a site that was located outside the … Continued

paragraph 79 dwelling self-build

Plainview Planning have secured planning consent for an innovative and inspiring paragraph 79 dwelling in West Sussex. This project was particularly challenging and interesting, not only because of its unique approach to design and materials, but also due to the … Continued

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

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