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 […]

Success at Appeal against the imposition of a Deed of Easement in Milton Keynes

Impact Planning Services Ltd., is pleased to have secured success, with full awards of costs, at two appeals for our clients Abbey Developments Ltd., in the past two months, against the decisions of Milton Keynes Council to impose a Deed of Easement on residential development at the Reserved Matters Stage. The Applications Abbey acquired the […]

Approval of Application for a Single Dwelling in Beaminster

Impact Planning Services were pleased to secure planning permission for a single dwelling in Beaminster this week. Following discussions with the West Dorset Planning team the application was reported to committee with a positive recommendation for approval. The application sought the delivery of a single dwelling in a paddocked area, which lay beyond the defined […]

Reserved Matters Allowed on Appeal in Uttlesford District

Increasingly, Local Plans are allocating large, strategic sites to deliver the majority of their housing requirement, through Garden Towns and strategic extension to existing settlements. However, due to the scale of proposals and the level of infrastructure required, a greater level of opposition, reinforced by support of Local members or MP’s, there are often delays […]

Certificate Of Lawfulness Granted for Rural Property in Wiltshire

IPS is delighted to have recently achieved a Certificate of Lawfulness establishing a rural property near Farley, Wiltshire as a permanent residential dwelling. The property is a wooden lodge which was originally permitted for use as an office, canteen and night watchman’s post for an adjacent sawmill business. This property has since been permanently resided […]

Submission of an Application for a Veranda in Cotswold District

IPS were pleased to submit an application for a new veranda in association with a completed Dairy Shed Conversion in Bagendon, Gloucestershire this week. An application for the conversion of the former Dairy Shed, to a permanent dwelling for the Applicants was permitted in February 2018. Whilst this included development within the curtilage of the […]

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