Chartered Success: Congratulations Antony

Congratulations to our colleague Antony Booth, who has passed his APC (Assessment of Professional Competence), to become a chartered member of the RTPI. Antony joined the practice in September 2018 following the completion of his studies at Plymouth University. He has supported the practice on a wide range of projects which has widened his knowledge […]

Changes to Virtual Planning Committee Meetings

A High Court judgment this week orders virtual council meetings to end from May 7. This has sparked disappointment within the development industry and local authorities amid fear of delays in planning decision making. Over the last year, Local Authorities, Police & Crime Panels and Parish Councils have been able to conduct their business of […]

Sevenoaks Local Plan Update

IPS have previously represented Edenbridge Town Council throughout Sevenoaks District Council Local Plan Examination in Autumn 2019. Edenbridge Town Council had concerns about the number and nature of new housing sites allocated beyond those which had been agreed by the Town Council. IPS were engaged to assist the Town Council in attempting to make the […]

Shenley Park, Milton Keynes – Representations to the VALP

Impact Planning Services have been working with the Kingsmead Residents Group in Milton Keynes, to express concerns regarding the proposed residential extension and allocation of land at Shenley Park for at least 1150 dwellings within the emerging Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan (VALP) 2013-2033. Recently IPS submitted a series of representations to the Vale of […]

Client and Colleague COVID Update

2021 has seen a busy start for Impact Planning Services, and we are pleased that the confidence in the development sector remains, promoting economic development. We continue to work remotely and effectively during this pandemic and the current third lockdown. All our staff are contactable via email or phone to discuss any projects, sites or […]

Seasons Greetings from IPS

2020 has been a difficult and challenging year for all of us and we would like to take this opportunity to thank both our colleagues and clients for your support. All at IPS wish you a safe and merry Christmas, and best wishes for a healthy, happy and better 2021! Please note our offices will […]

Planning for the Future White Paper

The Governments’ planning white paper ‘Planning for the future’ – published in August 2020 sets out to radically reform the system. The proposed reformation of the planning system seeks streamline and modernise the planning process, bring a new focus to design and sustainability, improve the system of developer contributions to infrastructure, and ensure more land […]

Progress with development of a bespoke single dwelling in Mildenhall

IPS is pleased to see that progress with the erection of a bespoke replacement dwelling in Mildenhall, Marlborough is progressing well and nearing completion. The application was approved by Wiltshire Council in February 2019. IPS worked with our colleagues at Daykin Marshall Studio to create stylish and spacious property that respects and contributes to the […]

Approval of Application for Older Persons Housing in Tadley

Impact Planning Services is pleased to have secured planning permission for older person’s independent living accommodation. Following lengthy discussions with the Basingstoke and Dean Planning team the application was reported to committee with a positive recommendation for approval. The changing demographic of the UK population is focusing attention on addressing the concerns regarding the ageing […]

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