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Planning submitted for a modern country house in the South Downs National Park

Planning submitted for a modern country house in the South Downs National Park

We have submitted a full planning application for a substantial new country house that replaces the dilapidated Westbury House. The property provides a modern multi-generational property at the centre of this historic estate on the edge of the Meon R...

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Wrays Farm goes to planning

Wrays Farm goes to planning

Wrays Farm is a residential development in a semi-rural setting. The proposal builds on an analysis of the local patterns of development and principle typologies that are prevalent around historic farms in the area. The proposal specifically builds o...

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Planning submitted for CMC Adventure's new outdoor activities building

Planning submitted for CMC Adventure's new outdoor activities building

CMC Adventure is a Christian-run outdoor education centre situated within the Parc Cenedlaethol EryrI /Snowdonia National Park, Wales. The existing buildings were deteriorating, impeding the charities operation and limiting future expansion. We were...

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Another retirement living scheme is submitted to planning on behalf of Lifestory.

Another retirement living scheme is submitted to planning on behalf of Lifestory.

We have submitted a full planning application for a 44 unit age restricted development for Lifestory, comprising 11no. 1 bed and 33no. 2 bed units and communal accommodation. The design creatively responds to a detailed analysis of the local suburban...

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Lymington Quay submitted for planning

Lymington Quay submitted for planning

We have submitted planning for the replacement toilet block at Lymington Quay. The project replaces the existing toilets and showers with a more modern facility. The design has been developed through extensive engagement with both stakeholders and re...

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Permitted Development is changing

Permitted Development is changing

Permitted Development is changing and it creates new opportunities for developers. What are the changes? Since the 31st of August 2020 it has become possible for 'owners of vacant and redundant freestanding buildings of a footprint of up to 1000 squa...

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Manydown secures planning permission for 3500 dwellings

Manydown secures planning permission for 3500 dwellings

We are pleased to see Basingstoke and Deane planning committee yesterday resolved to grant planning permission for up to 3,520 homes together with a 250-acre country park at Manydown, a new extension to Basingstoke in Hampshire. The decision was take...

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The Solent Nitrates Debacle

The Solent Nitrates Debacle

Since April 2019 Local Authorities in the Solent Region have stopped granting planning permission for any development which would result in ‘an increase in overnight stays.’ This means no new houses have received planning permission in the south of E...

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Snug wins the international design competition for The Wall of Answered Prayer

Snug wins the international design competition for The Wall of Answered Prayer

We are absolutely delighted to be able to announce that we have won the international design competition for The Wall of Answered Prayer. The winning team has been announced at an exclusive ceremony at The Birmingham Conference and Events Centre, i...

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Market Place goes to planning

Market Place goes to planning

Market Place is a high density urban development in the Fruit Market district of Southampton. The scheme provides 29 one and two bedroom apartments over sox floors and comprises of both flats and duplexes. The scheme occupies two former burgage plo...

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