Refusal of Maidenhead HMO overturned

A recent refusal for the change of use of an existing six bedroom House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) to a seven bedroom HMO has been overturned on appeal. The owner of the Maidenhead property originally received the refusal in January 2018 and sought out support from ET Planning to launch an appeal. Although the original […]

Listed building in Newbury Town Centre restored for long-term use

A three-storey locally listed building in the Conservation Area of Newbury Town Centre, will now undergo renovations after Change of Use plans were granted last month by West Berkshire Council. The detailed plans, prepared by Carrington Stevens Design Consultants, will see the change of use of the first and second floor of the building from […]

Change of use plans agree new restaurant and apartments in thriving Watford

An existing bank on Watford High Street will be transformed into a new restaurant and two apartments after ‘change of use’ plans were approved last month. The agreed plans involve the external and internal reconfiguration of the building, which will see a trendy new restaurant opening on the ground floor, whilst new residential apartments will […]

Approved plans will breathe new life into redundant listed pub

Last week, ET Planning helped to bring a vacant listed building back into use, after plans were approved which will increase the desirability of the site to potential new business tenants. The characterful building, situated in the Dorking Conservation Area in Surrey, will be extended to increase the floor area and provide new kitchen facilities, […]

Plans to reconfigure B&B to Flats and HMO in Banbury approved

Change of use plans were approved in November 2017 for the reconfiguration of an existing building, currently used as a bed and breakfast with two apartments, to create larger one bedroom apartments and a house of multiple occupation with nine bedrooms. Through working with Architects KTech Techinical Drawings, ET Planning was able to submit plans […]