Category Archives: Collection Rural

Flexing the Green Belt: Adaptive Solutions for Growing Needs

As green belt numbers reach new highs, developers are rightly feeling the pinch of land constraints.… More >>

Practical Guide to Class Q Barn Conversions

Converting farm buildings into houses sounds idyllic—who wouldn’t want to live surrounded by countryside?… More >>

Increasing Land Value through planning permission

Land is a valuable asset and securing planning permission for its development can significantly increase its value.… More >>

Planning Success – Change of Use to School, Northumberland

Planning permission has been approved for the change of use from C2 use (Residential School) to F1(a) for purely educational purposes on behalf of Young Foundations Ltd.… More >>

Are There Any Restrictions on installing Solar Panels on a Home Permitted by One of the Classes in the General Permitted Development Order?

When you own a home that has been permitted by one of the classes in the General Permitted Development Order (GPDO) (i.e.… More >>

What is a Preliminary Risk Assessment?

Planning House work with some great companies, and one, Northpoint Geotechnical have written a useful article about Preliminary Risk Assessments (PRA) which is a common assessment required to accompany planning applications. … More >>