Category Archives: Collection Tourism

Planning Success – Tourist Accommodation in Northumberland

We are thrilled to secure planning permission for works to a former coach house to provide tourist accommodation in Northumberland.… More >>

Planning Success – Planning Permission in Elwick, Hartlepool

We are happy to announce that our client, Graeme Pearson at GAP Design secured planning permission in Elwick,  Hartlepool, for the erection of a single storey flat roof extension to rear of an existing public house to provide restaurant area, conversion of existing former stables, storage area to provide 3no.… More >>

Conservation Areas: Protecting Heritage and Boosting Post-COVID Tourism

The UK is a country steeped in history, a tapestry woven over millennia, composed of ancient castles, timber-framed houses, Georgian townhouses, and Victorian terraces.… 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 >>

Frequently Asked Questions About Town Planning

There is not doubt about it Town Planning is a maze. If it wasn’t there would be no need for Town Planning Consultants!… More >>

Avoid Delays in Validating a Planning Application

The process of validating a planning application is undertaken by the Council to check that new planning applications are complete and include all relevant supporting information.… More >>

Do I need a Town Planner?

Do I need to hire a Town Planning Consultant?

In a lot of cases the answer is NO!  If your proposed development is not complex for instance a house extension or a simple commercial development then don’t waster your money employing a town planner. … More >>

Top 10 Tips when considering Appealing a Planning Refusal

There’s nothing more frustrating than having an application refused. If that’s the situation you’ve found yourself in, we’ve produced an eBook…Appeals covering the basics of what you need to know if you are thinking of appealing a planning refusal. … More >>