Achieving planning permission necessitates using a process which has become extremely complex and arduous in recent years. Professional experience, up to date local knowledge, and a passionate commitment to succeed where ever possible are applied on behalf of clients. Projects where planning consent has been achieved vary in scale and type, but are usually those where a client is seeking something a bit out of the ordinary.

Case Studies

230 Residential units on former employment site for CALA Homes (CR)
Originally met with a long list of fundamental policy, highways, design and ecological objections, a negotiated process using a team of excellent architects, client in-house valuation experts, landscape, ecology, transport, commercial estate agency and planning advice has succeeded in a resolution to grant consent by Wokingham Borough Council.

290 Residential units on B1 Headquarters site of Hampshire Police Authority (CR)
Complex land use policy issues, tree protection, accessibility, urban design and infrastructure contribution matters were resolved through negotiation with Winchester City Council to produce a planning permission for a major windfall site in the town, enabling the Police Authority to move forward with relocation plans.

Replacement major country house with innovative design in parkland in Conservation Area (CR)
Working closely with private client to find the right architect and specialist team, and then with local residents and Parish Council, planning permission has been achieved for a new modern house of nearly 3000 m3 on a sensitive site in a Conservation Area in Sonning.

Forestry workshop and office development in countryside area (CR)
On a site with a history of previous policy refusals, secured planning permission for a local SME to construct a new business headquarters, workshop and training centre, as a result of sound evidence and negotiation with West Berkshire Council.

Significant Increase in site capacity for residential developer (CR)
Site acquired by Persimmon Homes (Thames Valley) with outline consent for 63 homes, converted to consent for 110, through team working with strong team of client, architects, ecological, landscape and transport consultants and negotiation with LPA.

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