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New Planning Consultant Joins Acorus

A huge welcome to Olivia Hazel who has joined Acorus this week and taken on the planning consultant role covering Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire.
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Planning Practice Guidance Update In Rel...

On 22 July 2019 the PPG was updated in relation to rural housing, and notably Paragraph 010 under the heading ‘Housing needs of different groups'.
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Planning Permission Granted at Appeal fo...

The Acorus South West Office have secured planning permission for a client in Somerset following a planning appeal, for the erection of a new dwelling within a village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
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Conversion Approved Under Full Planning...

The Acorus North/Midlands Office have secured planning permission for a client in Greater Manchester for the conversion of a modern agricultural building to a dwelling.  The initial approach was to submit the proposal as a Prior Approval Class Q application.  However, it transpired that the building is within a ‘safety hazard area’ (i.e. a high pressure gas pipeline locally) and therefore the Class Q procedure was not applicable.
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Planning Success For The Acorus South Ea...

Planning success for the Acorus South East office has taken many forms recently, including diversification projects, a new grain store, removal of an agricultural occupancy condition, and residential conversions.
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