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  • Regulation changes – including agricultural to residential conversions

    Mar 13 2018

    The government has this week announced three important proposed changes to the Permitted Development rights which are to come into force this April.

  • Government consults on NPPF reforms

    Mar 08 2018

    On 5 March 2018 a draft revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The NPPF sets out the Government’s planning policies for England and how these should be applied, providing a framework within which locally-prepared plans for housing and other development can be produced. The Draft Consultation Document can be viewed here.

  • Approval for Green Belt hotel bedroom extension and spa

    Feb 22 2018

    We are delighted to have obtained planning permission from Solihull Council’s Planning Committee for the construction of a new extension to provide 23 additional bedrooms and spa facilities at the high quality, independent Hogarths Hotel in Dorridge, Solihull.

  • Expanded Architectural Services from Tyler Parkes

    Feb 08 2018

    Tyler Parkes has been offering architectural services, alongside planning consultancy, to our clients for over 21 years. Our clients are increasingly asking us to see their projects onto the construction site following granting of planning permission.

  • ‘Upward extensions’ policy proposed in NPPF

    Feb 08 2018

    The Government has confirmed that upward extensions to existing buildings will be supported by ministers through amendments to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) rather than being brought forward through new permitted development rights. It is considered that this will assist in making more efficient use of land and buildings, and building at higher densities.

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