We'll keep you upto date with short stories from work undertaken by Acorus and planning matters.
All in the name of charity, you say! From the 30th June 2019 - 13th July 2019, one of our directors, Mike Bamforth, will be starting a gruelling 986 miles and 58,000 ft. of uphill bike riding. From one end of the country to the other, they will be burning calories from John O Groats to Lands End.Read more
Planning permission for residential development of land in rural areas has traditionally been difficult to obtain. This is particularly down to planning policy seeking to control development with very few exceptions. As such planning policy seeks to direct residential development to within established settlement development boundaries, and sites identified as suitable in local planning authority’s (LPA) local plans and development management policies.Read more
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.Read more