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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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