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Appeal won and costs awarded for three new dwellings in Green Belt village

Appeal won and costs awarded for three new dwellings in Green Belt village

This application for three dwellings proposed near Lapworth railway station had been refused in February 2017 on the basis the site was in the Green Belt and there was no financial contribution proposed for open space in the village.  Warwick District Council refused this application despite the fact the then-emerging Local Plan allocated the site for housing, and at the...

Two New Dwellings approved in Kingswood

Two New Dwellings approved in Kingswood

Warwick District Council has just granted us planning permission for the construction of two detached dwellings to the rear of an existing dwelling on Old Warwick Road within the village of Kingswood, Lapworth. Ritchie and Ritchie Architects designed the scheme. The site covers the rear most garden section of an existing dwelling. The proposed two 5-bedroom dwellings would be of...

Community Infrastructure Levy Update - Stratford and Warwick

Stratford on Avon District Council Stratford-on-Avon District Council is proposing to adopt its Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule at the Full Council Meeting on 11th December and will be implementing the new charges early in the New Year. The Submission Charging Schedule was subject to Public Examination in September 2016, and the Examiner’s report was received on 4 September...

New Dwelling approved in Knowle

New Dwelling approved in Knowle

We are delighted to have obtained planning permission for a new detached house in the rear garden of an existing property on Warwick Road in Knowle, Solihull. We advised the client from the start of the process about the development opportunities for her garden and took her through the process from the pre-application stage to obtaining planning permission and provided...

Dudley removes the need for Planning Permission for some Householder Extensions

Dudley removes the need for Planning Permission for some Householder Extensions

On the 2nd October 2017 Dudley MB Council introduced a Local Development Order (LDO) for householder extensions. This LDO permits homeowners to extend their properties without needing full planning permission for certain types of properties and proposals within specified areas of the Borough.  These are in addition to the permitted development rights set nationally by the General Permitted Development Order....

Permission granted for new retail unit and apartments in Acocks Green

Permission granted for new retail unit and apartments in Acocks Green

Tyler Parkes is pleased to have received planning permission from Birmingham City Council for the conversion, including extensions, of an existing tyre fitting shop to provide a retail unit on the ground floor and 5 apartments on the first and second floors. The Council had originally approached our client threatening enforcement action about changes that had taken place to the...

Increase in Planning Fees on the way

Following on from our previous articles in April and July on the government’s proposal to raise planning application fees, it has now been announced that the increase will be imposed by the end of year. The ability for all English councils to raise planning application fees by 20% was originally proposed this summer, but due to the general election it...

Permission granted for 11 new dwellings in Knowle

Permission granted for 11 new dwellings in Knowle

We are delighted to have obtained planning permission for the conversion of existing dwelling and outbuildings, including minor demolition and extension works and the use of an existing annexe as an independent dwelling, to form 11 new residential properties, at a Green Belt site in Smiths Lane, near Knowle, Solihull. Tyler Parkes submitted that the proposal does not constitute inappropriate...

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