Planning Prospects appeared on behalf of Gladman Developments Ltd to provide expert planning evidence at an inquiry determining an appeal against the refusal of Cherwell District Council for the development of 84 dwellings at Ambrosden.  The case required a range of challenging planning issues to be addressed, for example in relation to the location of

Ball Hill, South Normanton

Planning permission for site remodelling, development of residential dwellings, car parking, access and landscaping has been granted on appeal for land east of M1, north of Ball Hill, South Normanton. On granting the appeal the Inspector said “the appellant has demonstrated how a residential development could be accommodated within the appeal site. The appellant’s ‘Parameters

Merrywalks Shopping Centre, Stroud

Works to transform Stroud’s Merrywalks shopping centre with a major programme of investment and improvements, recently got underway. This was facilitated by two planning permissions and a Listed Building Consent, secured by Planning Prospects Ltd in October 2018. One permission focuses on the King Street elevation creating a striking new entrance feature at the centre

iKozie Worcester

A community of ‘micro-homes’ each with an area of just 17.25m2 has been given the green light by Worcester City Council. City councillors backed iKozie’s plans for 16 single-person homes to be built on a brownfield site in the city centre. It will be the UK’s first community of iKozie’s micro-homes. Planning Prospects Ltd acted

Town Centre Phase 3, Longbridge

Planning Prospects have acted on behalf of St Modwen Developments in securing planning permission for Phase 3 of Longbridge Town Centre which includes a discount food store, as an alternative to the leisure scheme for which permission was previously secured.

University Court, Worcester

Planning Prospects have secured a resolution to grant from Malvern Hills District Council for an outline planning permission for the University of Worcester for mixed use development comprising 1500 new student bedspaces, a ‘student hub’ building and buildings for academic / teaching purposes on land at Oldbury Road, Worcester, to be known as University Court.

Former Mill and Liberal Club, Oswaldtwistle

Acting for Dransfield Properties, Planning Prospects secured permission for access and enabling works to facilitate the future development of this prominent site in the heart of Oswaldtwistle.  This also allows for the demolition of the historic former Liberal Club premises, accommodating particular sensitivities around its conservation area setting, and the immediate proximity of a listed

Longbridge Technology Park

Planning Prospects have secured planning permission for the construction of a new high profile office building on Plot 3 of the Longbridge Technology Park.  Work is now underway on the discharge of conditions with the aim of starting on site later in 2018.

Albion Gateway, Burton

Having previously advised St Modwen on the initial elements of this site from planning through to implementation, Planning Prospects secured permission for the final phase comprising almost 8,000 sq m of accommodation for a mix of employment uses and bespoke premises for a builder’s merchant.

Weir Hill, Shrewsbury

Working with Taylor Wimpey and Persimmon Homes, Planning Prospects have now secured outline planning permission for a residential development of up to 600 dwellings on land at Weir Hill in Shrewsbury.  Submissions are already being made for the discharge of conditions to allow works to commence in the near future.