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.
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.
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.
Wrote an objection letter for a resident’s association who were concerned at the change of use of a dwelling house into a care home for young offenders in Ealing.
The application has since been withdrawn.
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.
Advised a landowner following the refusal of planning permission by Hounslow Council as to how best to develop the land given its location within the Green Belt and adjacent to Heathrow airport.
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.
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.
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.
Advised a landowner of what development opportunities there were following refusal of planning permission by Hounslow Council. A two storey side extension was applied for to extend a property but I advised that a single storey extension which could be converted into a small separate unit could be achieved on site. Further instructions pending.