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Archive for June 2015

Rural Development in Olney

Existing Stone Building

Rural development is a hot topic – and one of our recent projects involved planning permission for a new building in Warrington, a hamlet situated to the North of Olney.  The plan was to add a new building to an existing farm complex, currently comprising the commercial re-use of former agricultural buildings.  These uses include…

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Brown is the New Green for Planners

Local Development Order

Back in May, the Queen’s speech included a promise by the Conservatives to focus on brownfield development – that is building on previously developed sites. This is to be done using Local Development Orders (LDOs), which basically give blanket planning permission as long as the developer adheres to specific conditions. The aim of this is…

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