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Acorus Midland Team Permitted Developmen...

The Acorus Midlands team has secured planning permission for the change of use of two agricultural buildings to create two dwellings under permitted development rights (Class Q of General Permitted Development Order) in Staffordshire.
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Acorus gains planning permission for fis...

Formerly part of a fruit farm, planning permission was gained in 2006 for the change of use of irrigation reservoirs to fishing lakes on a site near Sandwich, in Kent. More recently Acorus has secured consent for a touring caravan site.  
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Job Vacancy - Architectural Technician –...

We are looking for an Architectural Technician to join the design team in our Exeter office.   The position is a full  time contract, subject to review after 6 months. 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. Wage dependent on experience.
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Prior Approval Success For Class Q On A...

Acorus’ Eastern team have been successful in obtaining the change of use of a steel framed agricultural building to a dwelling under permitted development rights (Class Q of General Permitted Development Order), in Hampshire. Acorus also undertook the necessary design work. Queries regarding the structural capability of the building were raised during the course of the application, but these were successfully overcome during the course of the application through regular engagement with the planning officer.
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SUCCESSFUL PLANNING APPLICATION FOR SECO...

Planning permission was successfully obtained for a new dwelling to house a new livestock manager on a farmer clients holding in Norfolk.
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Permitted development rights used to gai...

Acorus has gained planning consent for the change of use of a storage building to residential in Suffolk on the basis that a Certificate of Lawfulness could be obtained and therefore it would be eligible for permitted development.
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Class Q Fall Back for Former Agricultura...

Following a successful Class Q application, planning permission has been granted under Fall Back for a former grain store to be converted into a single storey conversion.
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Planning Application Success for Acorus...

Planning permission has been granted for a new grain store on a 200 hectare arable farm in Bedfordshire with Acorus actively involved in both the planning and design of the development.  
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New second dwelling for retiring farmer...

Acorus has successfully gained planning consent for a new second dwelling for a client in Cambridgeshire. Due to the client wishing to retire, and hand the control of the business over to his sons, a new dwelling was required to take over the role the existing dwelling has fulfilled up until this point. 
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The Acorus Northern team have secured tw...

The Acorus Northern team have secured two recent Class Q approvals for modern design steel portal framed buildings in West Yorkshire; Kirklees Council and Leeds City Council; both applications were approved subject to conditions requiring the submission of Phase 1 contamination reports.
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