Category Archive: Planning

Case Study – Stable Yard Refurbishment

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Sheldon Bosley Knight was instructed to analyse the potential of a stable yard located in South Warwickshire that was in a state of disrepair and to advise the Owner on proposals for refurbishment… Continue reading

Planning Case Study – New Build

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Our client wanted to build a brand new bespoke dwelling using an existing property and redundant agricultural buildings

Planning Case Study – Two Storey Rear Extension

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Our client was looking to extend their property with a two storey extension to the rear together with various interior alterations. Background: The applicant bought the two bedroom property in Broad Street, Stratford-upon-Avon… Continue reading

Planning Case Study – Change of Use from Agricultural to Dwelling

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This project involved a change of use application under Class Q from steel framed agricultural building to dwelling. Background: A Class MB application was submitted to Cotswold District Council for the conversion of a… Continue reading

Planning Case Study – Change of Use from Shop to Restaurant

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This project involved a change of use application from A1 (shop) to A3 (restaurant). Background: The site is located within the Great Western Arcade (GWA) in Birmingham and is currently a shop, whereas the… Continue reading

Don’t Fall Into The CDM Trap

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The latest Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM 2015) are intended to ensure that health and safety issues are properly considered during a project’s development so that the risk of harm to those who… Continue reading

Traditional House Building vs Modular Homes

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The Government are looking for alternatives to traditional house building.  The aim is to meet rising housing needs at lower cost of construction. One of the alternatives is for factory built ready-made homes… Continue reading

Planning Case Study – Conversion of Agricultural Buildings to Residential

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Our client requested our assistance in obtaining planning permission for the conversion of agricultural buildings to residential under Permitted Development (Class Q). Two of the buildings are traditional brick barns with pitched tiled… Continue reading

Planning Case Study – Enabling Development Scheme Involving Village Hall

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This project was part of an Enabling Development Scheme involving the demolition of an existing village hall and associated buildings and the erection of a single detached dwelling with associated hard and soft… Continue reading

Planning Case Study – Extension and Conversion of Shop to Dwelling

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Our client requested our assistance in submitting a full application for permission to convert an existing (A1) shop to a (C3) residential dwelling (previously approved).  With proposed external alterations, it included the erection of… Continue reading