21 Apr The RPP’s Recent Appeal Success

Iden Green The Rural Planning Practice successfully appealed a decision in relation to the development of two houses at Iden Green. The Council initially believed that the development would not be appropriate in this sensitive area within the AONB. The RPP were able to argue that the site...

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06 Mar Press Release: The Rural Planning Practice held a ‘drop in’ planning surgery in March to mark first year in Cirencester

Cirencester rural planning consultancy, The Rural Planning Practice, marked its first year in Cirencester by hosting a free 'drop in' planning surgery on 23rd March for local residents and businesses. The planning experts were on hand from 10am-5pm at their office at The Coach House, 60 Dyer...

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24 Nov Planning for Christmas

Father Christmas lives at Santa’s Castle which is a bit unusual because it is a Grade I listed building with an agricultural occupancy condition.  The Castle is approached by a tiny rural lane in a place well away from a bus stop.  In planning speak...

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14 Sep Planning History: Cirencester

Upon the creation of a Roman town such as Cirencester, commissioners and surveyors meticulously took charge in planning both the grid of the urban space and what was known as the ‘centuriation’ across the countryside. The squares of this grid were then subdivided and allocated...

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