Planning Appeal

Success – Appeal Allowed against refusal for expansion of dental practice in Sunninghill

We submitted a planning application for the change of use of a small shop unit into a dentist to expand a successful business in the heart of Sunninghill. The Council refused it due to potential harm to the vitality and viability of the shopping centre.  In March 2018, we submitted an appeal this was allowed in January 2019. The Inspector agreed with our argument that the new dentist would not harm the vitality of the shopping centre. 

Appeal allowed for extensions and change of use to a live/work building in Twickenham

Following a refusal of planning permission by LBRUT, I drafted the appeal statement to justify the development. Planning permission has been granted on appeal for first floor extension and alterations to external elevation to ground floor. Replacement windows to facilitate the change of use from B1(a) office use into a mixed B1(a)/C3 live/work unit. The Inspector found the design to be acceptable and there to be no harm to neighbour’s amenity. 

Dormer roof extension approved on Appeal to a flat in Twickenham

We were asked to write the appeal statement for an appeal against the refusal of the erection of a dormer roof extension on the rear roof slope and roof to outrigger and to increase the pitch of roof of the outrigger. The owner said “Thanks very much Fiona for all your help, we are very pleased. To be honest I didn’t think we’d get it after what Richmond Council said”.

Appeal allowed for mansard roof extension

We were approached following refusal by LBRUT to submit an appeal.  We drafted the appeal statement and the appeal was allowed. As we argued, the Inspector concluded “I conclude on the main issue that the proposal would integrate comfortably with the host dwelling and wider character and appearance of the area.”

Appeal allowed for he erection of two storey side extensions and part single part two storey rear extensions and installation of front gate to house in Maidenhead

We submitted an application for this scheme which was refused but following our appeal statement, the application was approved. The Inspector concluded “I conclude that the effect of the proposed extensions on the character and appearance of the existing dwelling and its surroundings would not be harmful – although noticeably larger The Chase will remain a handsome building. There would therefore be no conflict with Policies DG1 & H14 of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Local Plan 2003″