Appeal win for retrospective green belt build

An appeal has been won under special circumstances enabling the retention of a new self-contained residential unit in the green belt area of Winkfield. The appeal and retrospective planning permission is based on the creation of a new dwelling from the foundations and structure of a former barn. The site owner had previously received prior […]

The grass is greener for Bracknell homeowner’s appeal

A Bracknell homeowner is delighted to have finally received a Lawful Development Certificate for a section of land that fell within the property’s boundaries but which the Council claimed was amenity land. The piece of land had been used as residential garden space for more than 30 years but earlier this year the Council contact […]

Ice rink plans glisten with council and community support

Plans for a new ice rink in Bracknell have skated through to victory! These plans, submitted by ET Planning on behalf of their client, offer a much needed community leisure facility but also demonstrate the importance of finding, utilising and making better use of an existing, redundant building in a core employment area. The proposed […]

Tactical switch scores planning goal

There are occasions in football history where a manager has had to make a tactical decision in order to change the game and the end result. Sandhurst Town Football Club are no strangers to tactical decisions like this one. In fact, they recently made one when they brought ET Planning in to support them in […]

New Bracknell Ice Rink glistens with planning potential

A redundant warehouse in Bracknell could be the new home of a local ice rink, pending planning approval for change of use and advert consent from Bracknell Forest Council. This ice rink will not only be a welcome new training facility for the area after the John Nike Stadium was closed earlier this year, but […]

6 new dwellings in Bracknell Forest Green Belt

A planning committee held by video call has approved the change of use of an existing barn to 6 new dwellings, situated in the Bracknell Forest Green Belt.  The site had prior approval for conversion to 5 dwellings but, to make use of the double height ceilings that the existing barn allowed for, there was […]

ET Planning win appeal battle with partial costs award

When a developer had planning permission refused for the conversion of an HMO in Bracknell into two family homes, they sought out the advice and support of ET Planning who are local specialists in planning appeal cases. The site, which is within the Easthampstead Conservation Area and within 5km of the Thames Basin Heaths Special […]

Residential development in Bracknell to make efficient use of land

A Bracknell site has received planning permission for the development of three, 3-bedroom family homes which will support the Borough’s housing supply and make best use of the land. The site was previously granted planning permission in 2017 for the demolition of an existing bungalow and the erection of two 4-bedroom semi-detached dwellings. The new […]

Nailed it! Nail bar and hair salon opens in Crowthorne

A new nail bar and hairdressers has opened April 1st 2019 thanks to recently approved plans that will see a redundant cycle shop on Duke’s Ride transformed into a stylish salon. The two storey retail unit has been granted a change of use by Bracknell Forest Council, from Class A1 to mixed use so that […]

Permission granted for NHS dentist in Sandhurst resolves enforcement investigation

The approval of a retrospective planning application is a pleasing result for a Dentist in Sandhurst following an enforcement investigation by Bracknell Forest Council. The granted permission will allow for a further two consulting rooms, a new entrance, enhanced parking and the redevelopment of a garage to provide a staff room for NHS employees. Permission for the dental practice was […]