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.
Category Archives: rural estates
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
We are delighted to share that we have recently achieved planning consent for a new country estate in East Hampshire.
By Associate Director, Shelley Coffey
Associate director and member of the planning team, Shelley provides an update on the latest changes to permitted development rights due to come into effect in April 2018.
By Senior Planner, Kate Girling
The revised draft changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) published on Monday are being driven by the urgent requirement to deliver more housing in England. The changes to the document have been long awaited following publication of the Government Housing White Paper in February 2017.
What does this mean for our rural clients? Here, the key changes that are likely to affect the opportunities for planning in the rural environment are highlighted. Read More