Rural Solutions issued its latest Half Year results with figures 24% above the previous period and well ahead of forecast, continuing to outperform expectations.
Category Archives: rural estates
By Head of Planning, James Podesta
Today has seen the long-anticipated publication of the new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The NPPF has been subject of consultation since late 2016 and has been published ahead of parliamentary summer recess. Read More
We are delighted to announce that the Wiston Whole Estate Plan has been nominated for the Award for Plan-Making at the 2018 Planning Awards.
On 10th May 2018, we provided our consultation response on the revised, draft NPPF to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Here is an overview of what we shared with them.
We are thrilled to share news that the construction of a new opera house, which Rural Solutions achieved planning permission for, at the Nevill Holt Opera site in Market Harborough is underway and due for completion next month with the first performance taking place on 14th June.
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
The ‘Historic Building Restoration Grant’ is being piloted in the Dartmoor, Lake District, Northumberland, Peak District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks with £2 million of funding available.
We are pleased to announce the news of a successful planning permission achieved for the conversion of a former carpenter shed to a new residential dwelling at the Halston Hall Estate in Shropshire.
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