News

2 October 2017
Planning permission secured for final school development in Dover
Planning permission has been secured for our final school development in Dover under a batched Government Priority School Building Programme scheme. We have been instructed on major housing development sites in Canterbury and Ramsgate with the potential for 200 dwellings and provided due diligence planning advice on a proposed client acquisition of a major regeneration site in Brentford. Planning permission has been secured for school expansion proposals in Sandwell and Dudley, a co-living housing development in Acton and for gasholder demolition works in Gravesend. Preliminary planning assessments have also been undertaken on four London sites for a data centre operator.
11 March 2017
School Planning Permissions
We have learnt that the first of four applications for major housing developments on former school sites in Suffolk has been recommended for approval, while permission was granted for the two primary school expansion schemes for Sandwell Futures. We have been instructed on a proposed 60-unit housing development in Bracknell and a mixed-use retail/residential development in Hoxton. Planning permission has also been secured for the first phase of a major secondary school development in Barking on behalf of Partnership Learning and following a successful application to the Department of Education to establish a secondary free school. We also attended a PINS stakeholder engagement meeting to offer some constructive criticism on the appeal process and our advice on how efficiencies might be improved.
19 February 2017
Permission secured for Solar Farm
Planning permission has been secured for a solar farm in Derbyshire and two more school developments under the Priority School Building Programme. We have also been instructed on two proposed housing sites in North London, a major refurbishment and expansion of a leading London nightclub, two primary school expansion schemes for Sandwell Futures in the West Midlands, an equestrian centre in Hertfordshire and a proposed amalgamation of a primary and secondary school site in Berkshire as part of a wider masterplan.
15 July 2016
Major Fulham Development Amendments
We have been instructed to secure approval for a number of amendments to a major residential-led mixed-use development in Fulham. Planning permission has been secured for the residential change of use of a former bank premises in Battersea including upper floors, while prior approval has also been given by Canterbury City Council for the demolition of a redundant gasholder structure. An officer recommendation for approval has been secured for the change of use of a residential dwelling in Kew to a daycare nursery following extended political engagements, while planning permission has also been secured on behalf of St. Dunstan’s College for the part conversion of a sports ground pavilion into an equivalent day care nursery in Catford. We have also been instructed to secure approval for a gym and bar in Elephant & Castle.