Site Appraisal – the Key to a Successful Planning Application!

With our thorough, laser focused approach a Site Appraisal overcomes council objections and wins the day! Small Housing Development  WPS Planning was approached by a developer to undertake a site appraisal on a plot of land that they wished to purchase for a small housing development. We looked at: Plot size Adjacent developments Proximity to the road We also undertook …

Submitting a Planning Application? Maximise Your Chances of Success!

The Planning Process – Complex, Lengthy and Expensive The planning process is becoming increasingly complex and can be a lengthy and expensive undertaking, with letters and emails going backwards and forwards between you and the council’s planning department. Like many things in life, trying to do it the cheap way can actually turn out costing you more in the long …

Appeal against a Planning Decision? Why Bother?

If you’ve had a planning application refused you have probably thought about making an appeal against it. But is it worth the effort? Will you just be refused planning permission again? Well the good news is ….. 1 in 3 Planning Appeals is Successful!  In 2016/17 there 11,449 appeals decided of which 3744 were allowed. Therefore, there is a 1 …

Why Use a Planning Consultant?

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So, you’re looking to do an extension, build a house or change the use of land/building. You’ve hired an Architect, and it all looks good. However you are not sure whether you’ll be able to get planning permission, that’s if you need planning permission in the first place or worse planning permission has been refused, and your architect doesn’t really …