At Plainview Planning we have an innovative tech team that is always looking at ways to harness data to improve the success of our planning applications and appeals. We have developed a system of tracking all appeal decisions throughout England. … Continued

2 dwellings approved at planning appeal

We are ending the year on a roll with another win, this time securing approval at planning appeal for the demolition of an existing dwelling and the erection of 2 new homes in Charing, Kent.  This approval will enable the … Continued

Advice produced by Natural England in July 2020 may cause delays to planning applications and appeals in the following council areas: Ashford Borough Council Canterbury City Council Folkestone & Hythe District Council Maidstone Borough Council Dover District Council It is … Continued

Residential development of 33 flats in Harlow

We are delighted to have secured planning permission for the regeneration of a brownfield site which will now become a stylish mixed-use development.  The proposed scheme received unanimous approval at Planning Committee, with the design already being credited with providing … Continued

At Plainview Planning we regularly work on projects throughout Essex, including sites within the jurisdiction of Braintree District Council. This web page provides a snapshot of latest planning issues and views. Braintree District Council Local Plan Position Braintree District Council … Continued

barn at sunset for article on CLass Q and development outside settlement boundary

Is now the time to seek planning permission for sustainable developments outside the settlement boundary in Uttlesford? With only a 2.68-year housing land supply currently in evidence, the case officer feedback on a recent approval we secured for a barn … Continued

Outline plan for 70 home development

Plainview Planning have been supporting Context Land in an exciting land promotion project for 70 homes to the south of Halstead in Essex. We are delighted to have been part of the project team to secure outline planning permission for … Continued

Gantt chart for a col 2 dwellings

Detailed assessment and analysis of an extensive evidence base followed by effective presentation of the key facts were central to us securing retrospective planning permission for 2x residential developments on a backland site in Uttlesford, Essex. Retrospective planning permission – … Continued

rural business planning

We regularly help commercial clients secure the necessary planning consents to help them to establish their business, or to secure its expansion.  In this case we helped a small business owner get her cattery up and running, by securing planning … Continued

redevelopment of stables and garage to a self build dwelling and art studio

Extensive negotiation and engagement with the council, a detailed exploration and analysis of 5-year housing land supply, the local self-build register and the definition of ‘isolated’ in planning, has resulted in planning approval for an exciting self-build dwelling and art … Continued