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Planning permission granted for change of use of public house to mini-supermarket

Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy Ltd. has recently secured planning permission for the change of use, extension and alteration of a former public house in Telford to a mini-supermarket. The proposal involved a number of planning considerations including loss of the existing community facility, impacts arising from the site not being located within an existing retail centre, impact on...

Planning permission granted for erection of three dwellings in the Green Belt

Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy Ltd. has recently secured planning permission for the re-development of a former kennels site within the Green Belt on the outskirts of Walsall for the erection of three detached bungalows. The site had laid vacant for a number of years, and after liaison with a local ecologist to address a number of sensitive ecological...

Planning permission granted for erection of dwelling in the Green Belt

Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy Ltd. has recently secured planning permission to re-develop a range of stables on a site within the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, successfully arguing that proposal amounted to an appropriate form of development within the Green Belt, and that the site also constituted a sustainable location for a new dwelling, despite being located a number of kilometres...

Planning Appeal won for extension to farm shop

Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy Ltd. has recently secured planning permission via appeal for the erection of a single storey front extension to a popular farm shop on the outskirts of Burntwood. The application had been refused on the grounds of design, but the Planning Inspector was persuaded by the arguments we presented that the design of the building...

Prior Approval secured for conversion of agricultural buildings to residential use (Class Q Permitted Development)

Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy Ltd. has recently secured prior approval for a site in Stafford Borough for the conversion of two former agricultural buildings into three dwellings via Class Q Permitted Development. The Local Authority had expressed reservations as to whether the proposal was compliant with Class Q, but we were able to demonstrate that the proposal was...

Planning Appeal won for dog walking field

Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy Ltd. has recently secured planning permission via appeal for a dog walking field on land within the Green Belt on the outskirts of Lichfield. The original application had been refused permission on the grounds that it constituted an inappropriate form of development within the Green Belt. Rob Duncan Planning Consultancy Ltd. set out...