Recently, we heard the announcement that by 2020 high-speed broadband will be a legal right for every home and business in the UK. We were delighted to hear news that hopefully rural areas in the UK would be able to benefit from fast broadband, supporting commercial enterprise in the countryside. Read More
Category Archives: residential
Rural Solutions ended 2017 achieving a planning consent for a client for a new agricultural worker’s dwelling, four years after first becoming involved in the project. Read More
We are delighted to be able to reflect on 2017 and celebrate the variety of work we have achieved for clients in the rural environment right across the country. Read More
We are pleased to announce that we have raised more than £3,500 for causes close to colleagues’ hearts through various outdoor pursuits that we have taken part in throughout the 2017.
Following the formation of a carefully considered and sustainable Estate Master Plan for the Crathorne Estate in 2014, planning permissions are now coming through to support the intentions made in the original document and are demonstrating the enhanced vitality intended throughout the community. Read More
Rural Solutions have achieved another successful consent for the residential development of six dwellings in a rural hamlet in the district of West Oxfordshire. Read More
We are delighted to announce that we have secured consent from Craven District Council’s Planning Committee for the conversion of listed building Malsis Hall to a new care facility, together with 67 new residential dwellings. Read More
By James Podesta, Head of Planning
We were delighted to see this very interesting article in the Yorkshire Post last Sunday in relation to housing development in rural Yorkshire. It’s great to see the importance of development in these areas being championed.
We are delighted to have successfully attained outline planning permission for up to 35 residential dwellings on a greenfield site at the edge of Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria for our client; a local farming family.
Last month the government published its follow up to the White Paper; Fixing our Broken Housing Market, delivering on its promise to consult on a proposed standardised method for calculating local housing need (including transitional arrangements).
Rural Solutions will be providing detailed responses to the consultation before the deadline of 9th November. In the meantime James Podesta, Head of Planning, offers these thoughts on the consultation… Read More