Swindon Borough Local Plan Review 2036: Emerging Strategies Public 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 […]

Read more

Public Exhibition for Proposed Development at East Hanney

Impact Planning Services organised and attended a public exhibition on Friday 9th August in association with Hills Homes, for members of the public to meet the consultant team to comment and discuss the proposed development at East Hanney. The proposal for 26 dwellings will form a mix of terrace, semi-detached and detached dwellings. The scheme […]

Read more

Preserving Neighbour Amenity – Positive Planning in Marlborough

Preserving Neighbour Amenity – Positive Planning in Marlborough Impact Planning Services (IPS) are pleased to have been involved in positively planning for the sustainable re-use of a former Chapel and Manse as a cinema and café/bar in Marlborough town centre. IPS worked on behalf of the neighbouring property owner, who had concerns regarding the proposals’ […]

Read more

Call for Sites: Cotswold District

Cotswold District Council has commenced a ‘Call for Sites’ for potential housing, employment, retail, commercial, community and/or other uses. The Call for Sites will inform the Council’s Strategic Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (SHELAA) and other Local Plan evidence documents. The SHELAA provides a broad-brush assessment of the development potential of sites across the […]

Read more

Submission of Application for Older Persons Housing in Tadley

Image Credit – NC Architects Submission of Application for Older Persons Housing in Tadley IPS is pleased to announce the submission of an application to Basingstoke and Dean District Council for the development of older person’s independent living accommodation. The IPS team worked with NC Architects on behalf of the Chris James Homes to prepare […]

Read more

Swindon Charity Ball 2019

Members of the IPS team enjoyed a fantastic evening at the Swindon Charity Ball 2019. This year the theme for the black-tie event, held at the Marriott Hotel was “Shanghai Nights”. It was the 30th anniversary of the Ball which has now raised in excess of £1 million for local charities. IPS Managing Director and […]

Read more

Independent Assessment of Crematorium Need within North Kesteven District

Crematorium Application Refused as applicant fails to demonstrate need Impact Planning Services (IPS) has completed an appraisal of the needs assessment and planning statement which had been submitted by applicants seeking to develop a new crematorium at Thurlby in Lincolnshire. IPS also completed an independent assessment of need, which was used by NKDC’s officers to […]

Read more

Charity Abseil for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Associate Steve Bucknell and his wife Allison are preparing to take part in an abseil challenge this weekend, raising funds for Wiltshire Air Ambulance. The event takes place on Sunday 14th April and Steve and Allison will be abseiling 200ft down the Avon Gorge in Bristol. All at IPS wish them the very best of […]

Read more

Impact Planning Services Appraises Need for a New Crematorium

Impact Planning Services (IPS) was commissioned by North Kesteven District Council (NKDC) to undertake an appraisal of a needs assessment and planning statement which had been submitted by applicants seeking to develop a new crematorium at Thurlby in Lincolnshire. This independent assessment assisted NKDC’s officers in the preparation of their report to planning committee for […]

Read more

Appeal Training with The Landmark Practice

IPS invited the team from The Landmark Practice to a training afternoon at our office in Swindon, discussing the particulars of the appeal procedures, focusing on our considerable experience of the appeals process and to assist both practices with upcoming cases and workload. The Landmark Practice are an award-winning environmental consultancy established in Bristol, with […]

Read more

1 2 3
top