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Outline Planning Permission Approved for 2,350 New Homes in Cirencester

Following on from the public consultation and subsequent three-month postponement in September 2016, Cotswold District Council have made the momentous decision to approve outline planning permission for Bathurst Development Limited’s (BDL) 2,350 new homes in Chesterton, Cirencester. After over 600 objections to the application and 13...

Planning Permission for Barn Conversion into Dwellings

The Rural Planning Practice has recently achieved planning permission of a barn, which had permission in part for stables, into two detached dwellings for a client in Framfield, East Sussex. Our clients had sold the main farmhouse and were looking to downsize. One of the...

Development Plan for New Homes in Cirencester

Recently Cotswold District Council (CDC) held a public meeting to determine the application by Bathurst Development Ltd. (BDL) proposing 2350 new homes in Chesterton, to the South of Cirencester. The development proposes up to 2,350 new homes, with a percentage being affordable housing as well as...

Industrial to Residential – A New Permitted Development Right

Permitted Development rights are effectively planning permission to allow the change of use between certain classes without the need for a full planning application. A recent change to the General Permitted Development Order 2016 has introduced a new permitted development right under Class PA. This...

Conversion of Oast into Residential Dwelling

The Rural Planning recently achieved a successful outcome for our client for the conversion and partial reconstruction of an Oast building into a four-bedroom dwelling in Kent. The building has fallen into to decline over many years and in its current state it detracted from...

Discharge of Planning Conditions for Equestrian Facilities

We secured planning permission earlier in 2017 for a change of use of land from agricultural to equestrian including four stables and associated storage facilities and a 20 metre x 60 metre sand school. There were several conditions to be discharged relating to manure storage...

Change of Use for Stables and Land in the Green Belt

We recently secured planning permission for a change of use of agricultural land to equestrian including the erection of two new stables and storage facilities. Throughout the course of the determination stage there were objections from people in the vicinity and some concern was raised...

Planning Approved for a Replacement Dwelling in the Green Belt

We successfully achieved planning permission for the demolition of our clients existing house and outbuilding and the erection of a new dwelling set back form the road which gave increased privacy. The property which was situated in Braintree, Essex was within the Green Belt. Our...