All posts filed under: Planning Rules and Regulations

New Build Scheme Submitted, Works progress on Large Country Properties and Cotebrook Dwelling completes

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Green Belt / Listed Buildings / New Homes / Planning Rules and Regulations

Above, a scheme for three new dwellings has been submitted that will replace an equestrian facility and situated adjacent to three listed buildings. Designed in a contemporary barn style to present a neutral design against the listed building setting and contextually fit within the Green Belt. We are working on a variety of Country properties that will see their refurbishment. Above, top, is Allostock Hall which is a 17th Century Grade 2 listed property. The […]

Certificate of Lawful Use Establishhed for Commercial Enterprise in Cheshire West

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Planning Rules and Regulations

We have successfully gained approval for a commercial enterprise establishing a once ‘open countryside’ designated site in to a confirmed ‘brownfield’ site.  This will enhance the current business operations in this countryside setting and ensure that future development is measured under local planning policy as a previously developed site.


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New Homes / Planning Rules and Regulations

Planning permission has been granted for this new agricultural workers bungalow outside of Cranage.  The bungalow includes a detached garage.  Designed in a traditional style, the bungalow has contemporary features that include full height vaulted ceilings with large open plan rooms with rooflights as well as full height glazing providing dramatic spaces filled with light.  The application has been approved under the exception rules of the planning policies which allow new dwellings in the countryside for an […]

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 […]