RURAL SOLUTIONS SERVICE LEVEL UPDATE FOR NOVEMBER
Following the recent announcement that England will be under a second ‘lockdown’ from 5th November 2020, we would like to reassure you that Rural Solutions are able to continue working under the same conditions.
We are still:
- Working from home,
- Available to hold pre-agreed meetings at our offices,
- Able to arrange site visits.
We are following all guidelines with regard to social distancing and have provided suitable PPE for colleagues to use, where necessary.
Rural Solutions remains fully operational and colleagues will be available throughout normal working hours (Mon-Fri 9-5pm).
We will continue to update our website and social media platforms with any updates to our working practices arising from the Coronavirus pandemic over the coming weeks and months.
Thank you and stay safe.
Rural Solutions are seeking experienced business and development consultants to join the Advisory team to work with land and business owners to develop strategies and deliver projects which create opportunities for people to live, work and enjoy rural areas. The role will involve being part of a team delivering consultancy projects for clients seeking advice to make the best use of their land and property assets.
INDUSTRY COMMENT: JOANNE HALTON, HEAD OF PLANNING, SUMMARISES OUR CONSULTATION RESPONSE TO THE GOVERNMENT’S PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE WHITE PAPER
Following dialogue with interested clients from a variety of rural sectors, including small house builders and rural land and business owners, we have submitted our consultation response to the Government’s White Paper, Planning for the Future. The consultation seeks to gather the views of communities, landowners, developers and planning practitioners on the current planning system and the structural changes proposed by this Paper.
PLANNING NEWS: MINISTRY OF HOUSING, COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MHCLG) ANNOUNCE A REVIEW OF THE RULES AROUND SELF-BUILD
We are pleased to hear news that the Government plan to review the rules around self-build in order to encourage this area of development.
We are delighted to be able to follow the construction of one of our most exciting Para 79 developments. This project has been a long time in the making. Rural Solutions, originally attained planning permission in 2016, however, the site was then sold in 2019 to a new owner who returned to Rural Solutions to make the design a reality, employing our architecture team to co-ordinate the detailed design of the development and project management.