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Success – Discharge of conditions for a new house in Feltham

Collated all the information, reports, plans and materials necessary to discharge 6 conditions for a new build house in Feltham. Details included samples of materials, hard and soft landscaping, acoustic insulation, sustainable drainage system, renewable energy details and Sustainable design and construction details. All conditions approved within 8 weeks.

Appeal submitted for land in Feltham

Following the refusal of planning permission for the construction of a single storey building for the storage of vehicles on land close to Heathrow Airport and in the Green Belt, I wrote the planning statement and submitted an appeal.

Appeal dismissed.

Planning statement for a new House in Feltham

Wrote the planning statement for the submission of a planning application for the erection of single storey house to the side of an existing dwellinghouse.

Refused planning permission by Hounslow Council on loss of garden land and impact on neighbours. Appeal submitted March 2014, pending.

Expert Witness for Basingstoke and Deane Council at 8 day Public Inquiry

I was the expert witness on planning matters in respect of a Public Inquiry for a scheme comprising 450 houses, school, community centre and open space. I represented Basingstoke and Deane against David Wilson Homes for the development of a greenfield site in the countryside, drafted the proof of evidence, Statement of Common Ground, a rebuttal proof and liaised with the team over the 5 month period leading up to the Inquiry.

Decision given by the Secretary of State to give planning permission on the basis that the Council did not have a 5 year housing supply.

Letter of objection against a house extension

Wrote a letter of objection for a couple who were concerned about the impact of a large extension to their neighbour’s property. I advised about requesting that the application should be determined by the Planning Committee and further advised on the speech to be made to the Committee. Application refused contrary to planning officer’s recommendation.

Pre-application advice for house on plot within Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – West Berkshire

Submitted a planning statement to support a pre-application submission for the development of a small plot of land within the heart of an existing village within an AONB within West Berkshire Council.  The response was not favourable to developing anything on the land. Whilst disappointing, the client wanted to test whether any development would be feasible.

Success – Appeal for demolition of garages and erection of 6 houses and an office – Barnes


Represented LB Richmond-upon-Thames at a hearing for the erection of 6 houses and an office with parking on a backland site in Barnes. Appeal dismissed for unneighbourly development, poor design due to cramped location. Other issues included financial contributions towards affordable housing, impact on neighbouring listed building, poor provision of amenity space, poor parking provision and impact on trees.