Category Archives: Para 55
A recent appeal that has taken place at Braintree District Council has resulted in the scrutiny of the definition of the term ‘isolated’.
By Executive Director, Rob Hindle.
Delivered at the recent CLA Buckinghamshire Debate on – IS IT TIME FOR THE GREEN BELT TO GO OR BE MORE FLEXIBLE?
Green Belt policy has been highly effective in meeting the original aim of maintaining the openness and permanence of Green Belt land. However, as with any national policy, there is room for improvement as circumstances change. And with the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) consultation taking place, now is the time for such improvement. Read More
By Associate Director, James Ellis
As part of our recent review of the changes within the consultation draft of the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) we examined with interest the policy on New Country Houses. Read More
By Director of Planning, Duncan Hartley
The Government’s much valued National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is up for its first review. Read More
Rural Solutions has developed a particular national expertise in the delivery of truly outstanding, exceptional and innovative new and replacement country houses (Para 55s).
We have achieved more approvals in recent years under the relevant and tough provisions of the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF paragraph 55) than any other planning practice.
We provide the most up to date expertise in delivering permissions for new country houses.
To find out how we can help you achieve your Para 55 in a sensitive rural area, contact Rural Solutions on 01756 797501 or email@example.com to discuss your needs.
Last week Rural Solutions Planning received another Para 55 approval and our third within an AONB setting.
Working with David Kirkland, architect at Kirkland Fraser Moor, and Dacorum Borough Council, the application received passionate speeches from the applicant, architect and Ward councillor at the Planning Committee who voted in favour of the scheme.
The new low carbon home will sit adjacent to a walled garden and features a striking curved, grassed roof.
All graphics courtesy of David Kirkland, Kirkland Fraser Moor