England has a housing crisis. Not enough homes are being built, with a particular lack of social and affordable housing for those who are most at need in society.… More >>
A dramatic title but its true. Since starting with Planning House my life has changed dramatically, not just where I work but how I work and the impact that has had on my family but also what I do and my perspective on planning.… More >>
What is a Certificate of Lawful Existing Use or Development (CLEUD)?
A Certificate of Lawful Existing Use or Development (CLEUD) is a certificate that is legally granted by a Local Planning Authority to retrospectively legalise a previously unauthorised development. … More >>
Planning House secured planning permission for a large single storey building with footprint 60 metres in length and 55 metres in width at our client J&B Recycling Ltd’s waste processing plant in Middlesbrough.… More >>
Red tape. Jargon. Welcome to the world of Town Planning! And although there’s plenty of advice out there, it can be hard to find something that cuts through the confusion and tells you what you actually need to know.… More >>
A new chapter in a career can be daunting, however my solid background with a North East local authority, has given me the perfect base from which to leap into a role in the private sector.… More >>
Planning House secured a certificate of lawful development for an existing use after we demonstrated that a modern stable development changed to a dwelling without planning permission and had been in use in excess of 4 years.… More >>
A great end to our week with Planning Success at a property in Stockton on Tees.
As background a residential extension is generally not something we’re asked to be involved in as they don’t tend to require Town Planning Consultants input.… More >>
Every planning application in the UK receives on average 2.2 objections, with 1.9 million complaints logged since the start of 2017.… More >>
Everyone loves an Adventure! So when we were approached by Sally Robson to sponsor her in a World Challenge expedition to Borneo and Malaysia we were happy to help.… More >>