Revised Swindon Local Plan Review July 2021 (Regulation 19) Consultation

Swindon Borough Council are currently carrying out a review of the current Local Plan for the Borough of Swindon. Housing delivery in Swindon is increasingly reliant on large-scale new communities allocated for development in the Local Plan 2026, including the New Eastern Villages and Kingsdown. Due to delays in delivering these strategic sites, there is […]

Planning Committee Approval for Barn Conversions in the Green Belt

IPS is pleased to have secured full planning permission for the conversion of redundant barns in Crowhurst, Tandridge to form 2 new dwellings. The application was reported to the Tandridge District Planning Committee who approved the application in line with the officers’ recommendation IPS co-ordinated the project team, carefully considering the constraints and opportunities of […]

Designing for Change: EV Usage

Our Associate Planner, Robert Wilson attended a conference run by PDQ, regarding the increase in electrical vehicle usage and promotion and the implications that this could have for planning policies and design moving forward. This will have implications for all forms of new development in the future and more imminently over the next 7 or […]