Month: May 2014

Design Stage of a New 4,500 sqft office and dwelling in Open Countryside is Complete

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New Homes

The first design stages of this tremendously exciting project are now complete.  The project includes a new farmhouse style dwelling and office in Somerford, Cheshire.  The house is two storeys and consists of 5 bed 5 bath and open plan living spaces over 4,500 sqft.  The office is 4,500 sqft and will form the head office of an emerging company in Cheshire employing over 60 people.  The managing director of the company has commissioned and will live […]

NEW Permitted Development Rules for Barn Conversions

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Barn Conversions / Planning Rules and Regulations

The government has now published legislation relating to converting redundant agricultural building to residential dwellings without the need to apply for planning consent. The new Permitted Development rights, which only apply in England and come into effect from 6 April 2014, will allow the conversion of buildings up to 450 sq metres to create a maximum of three dwellings per holding. The new rights will not be available for buildings in designated areas such as […]