Satisfied Clients at Apex Planning Consultants

Apex Satisfied Clients

Last month we looked at some of our successful projects involving ‘change of use’. In this blog, we focus on more of our diverse and satisfied clients… As we said last month, despite 2021 being an unusual year in many ways, we certainly were kept busy, achieving the desired results for our clients. The following…

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2021 – A Year of Success for Apex Planning Consultants’ Clients

Apex Successful Projects.

Apex Planning Consultants look back at some of our achievements over the past year – in this blog we look at some of our successful ‘Change of Use’ and ‘Listed Building’ projects… While 2021 was certainly not a ‘normal’ year in so many ways, for Apex Planning Consultants’ business continued apace, as we helped our…

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Does my giant inflatable Santa need planning permission?

Apex Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Tis the season to deck the halls – but what about your front garden? Have you planned an over-the-top display with thousands of lights and giant, inflatable snowmen and Santas? We take time out with a mince pie and a hot chocolate to consider the planning implications… Outdoor Christmas Decorations A few years ago, a…

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Is buying land a good investment?

Apex Buying land

Finding the ideal plot and building your own home can be worthwhile, but make sure you understand the planning implications before you go ahead Buying land to build a home Buying land can seem the answer to finding the ideal place to live. Land can sometimes be bought for a very reasonable price, and you…

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The need for speed in planning

Apex Planning process

The latest consultation looks at speeding up the planning process and making it more flexible, but will the proposed moves make much of a difference? It’s all change (again!) for the planning process, but is this a good or bad thing? Following on from the white paper that we have considered over the past few…

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Another successful year for Apex

Apex successful 2019

It’s been a busy – but successful – year for us here at Apex Planning Consultants. Here we have selected just some of our resolved cases, to demonstrate the breadth of planning services that we can help our clients with… Residential Development A development of 68 flats We were recommended to the developer by chartered…

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Planning terms made easy

Apex Ancient Woodland

Do you know your brownfield from your greenfield and why a building is listed? Follow our simple guide to some of the key planning terms and all will become clear! Affordable housing These homes include social rented, affordable rented, intermediate and shared ownership housing that can be available for either sale or rent, and offer…

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Let’s talk about planning – Conservative Party Conference

Planning

It’s conference season and, aside from the obvious, planning was a hot topic at the Conservative Party Conference. Let’s see what was on the agenda… Party conferences are rich fodder for anyone interested in what might be on the horizon for the planning arena. For a start, it’s worth taking a look to see what…

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Do you need planning permission for farm buildings?

Planning Permission on Farmland

Farms may have acres of land to play with, but they are still subject to planning regulations… Continuing our easy-guides to planning permission, this month we take a look at farm buildings. Some people may look at the vast expanse of fields on a farm and assume that the owners have free rein to do…

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Do I need planning permission for change of use?

Apex Planning Change of Use

Converting a garage into an office, or changing an office building into a house? Find out whether you need planning permission with this easy guide… To understand the rules of ‘Change of Use’, you need to be aware of the different Use Classes applied to different kinds of properties. The Town and Country Planning (Use…

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