Sheffield City Council continue to demonstrate ambition for the city centre, having granted a mixed use development involving the creation of student accommodation and retention of existing retail space on the first two floors of a tower block located at 50 High Street.
We recently submitted a planning application for the demolition of steel frame buildings and the construction of a new dwelling. The application was submitted under Paragraph 79 of the National Planning Policy Framework, which allows for new houses in the countryside which are considered to be of exceptional quality.
Significant changes to the planning system have been announced. From September 1st new Permitted Development Rights represent opportunities to business and homeowners alike. Find out more about the planning reforms and what it could mean for you.
We recently received Planning Permission for a new dormer bungalow in the area of Dalbury Lees, a small village in Derbyshire. We originally gained outline planning approval for a bungalow and garage on this plot, and the clients came back to us to apply for the reserved matters application.
The Secretary of State has granted planning permission for a major development within the Manchester green belt, however, the development can only go ahead if the site is successful in its bid to host golf’s Ryder Cup in either 2031 or 2035.
At a time of significant change for the English Planning system we look at the introduction of new permitted development rights, changes to the Use Classes Order and a White Paper citing intentions to reform the decision-making process across the country.
Planning & Design Practice Ltd are excited to announce new additions to its architectural team, as we look beyond lockdown, embrace the “new normal” and the opportunities that this may present for our homes, high streets and workplaces.
“Build, Build, Build” announced 10 Downing Street recently with a government press release proclaiming the most radical reforms to our planning system since the Second World War, making it easier to build better homes where people want to live. But did it?
Planning & Design Practice recently gained planning permission for a Lawful Development Certificate to establish the use of a building to a residential dwellinghouse. The building had never received formal planning permission, despite being used as a dwellinghouse since before the 1947 Planning Act.
Investors behind three major schemes, together worth £450 million, and that will transform Derby have given a huge vote of confidence to the city’s ability to bounce back following the coronavirus pandemic.
Planning & Design Practice Ltd were delighted to receive planning permission for restoration of a property located in a World Heritage Site. The consent was for alterations, extensions, a new barn and access for a large residence near Milford, Derbyshire.
I wrote in January about Everton Football Club’s planning application for a new 52,000 seat stadium at the historic Bramley Moore Dock and the similarities that can be drawn between the heritage versus regeneration debate in Liverpool and those that have recently taken place in Derby. The application was submitted…
Legal & General is to invest £150m into Sheffield’s West Bar Square development. The financial services company, together with Sheffield City Council, and developer Urbo (West Bar) Ltd will deliver a ‘mixed-use’ project for the area.
An interesting case where a farmer strips the top soil off land where he has planning permission for residential development before development starts. He decided to strip the top soil in preparation for a Phase II ground investigation report, one of the planning conditions.