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We are recruiting!

In addition to the opportunities to join us as a senior or junior planner in our Cirencester and Cranbrook offices, we are looking for a motivated full-time Office Administrator to provide support to our small team in Cirencester. Please get in touch for the full...

Retrospective Planning Permission for Holiday Accommodation

The Rural Planning Practice has recently secured planning consent for the conversion and use of an agricultural building as holiday accommodation on an attractive former vineyard near Rye, East Sussex. The farm is within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and located three miles from the...

We are recruiting in Cirencester and Kent!

We seek a dynamic, proactive planner with a minimum of 5 years experience (MRICS or RTPI) and a recent graduate to to join our ever growing teams. We have offices in Cranbrook, Kent and Cirencester, Gloucestershire and we have opportunities to join either office. We...

RPP News

Our Cranbrook office is moving! We can now be found a short distance away at 53 – 55 High Street, Cranbrook, TN17 3EE. The RPP are celebrating three years of our Cirencester office and our Cotswold team is rapidly growing. We recently welcomed Jennie Staunton, a...

Dorset Barn Conversion

The RPP has recently achieved planning permission for the conversion of an attractive barn into a four-bedroom dwelling with outbuildings on the edge of a small village in Dorset. The site is within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and consisted of several redundant agricultural buildings...

The RPP News

We are delighted to welcome Jennie Staunton and Christina Salmon to the growing RPP team in the Cirencester office. Christina joined us as Office Manager in April, her diverse background in management place her well to maintain an organised office and provide a high level...

Certificate of Lawfulness for Equestrian Use and Annex

The RPP has gained planning permission for a National Trust residential tenant who needed to regularise the equestrian use of the buildings, grazing land, a small number of liveries and the use of a building as  ancillary accommodation. The evidence supporting the application demonstrated that the...

Planning permission for a permanent rural workers dwelling

Unusually for a rural workers dwelling, only temporary planning permission was granted for the conversion of a redundant agricultural building into residential use for staff employed by a livery yard business in Kent. In this case, the converted dwelling was well related to the equestrian yard...