Unanimous planning committee support for Bracknell Green Belt Development

Green Belt Development Windmill Farm Bracknell

Six new dwellings are to be built in place of agricultural buildings on farmland within the Bracknell Green Belt providing a much-needed boost to the local housing supply. With development within Green Belt land commonly restricted it was planning policies, relevant case law and the site’s planning history which proved vitally important in this planning […]

What to consider when building in the Green Belt

Circling various cities across the Country lie multiple designated ‘Green Belts’, which are notoriously hard to build on due to various policies and laws that have been put in place to protect these areas from urban sprawl. However, under the right circumstances, it is possible for new builds, redevelopments and extensions within a Green Belt […]

Green light given for agricultural barn plans in Maidenhead

Plans for an agricultural barn, which will be built in the notoriously restrictive green belt area of Royal Borough of Windsor and Maindenhead, were approved for development in October 2017.   Through working with Architects Martin Butler Partnerships Ltd, ET Planning was able to prepare a set of plans detailing the proposed barn’s specifications and […]

Green Belt Dwelling Approved

Planning permission was achieved this week for a replacement dwelling in the Bracknell Forest Green Belt.  The Council had already approved a series of developments which resulted in a 26% increase in built form on the site, however this did not meet the client’s desired brief in terms of design or internal layout.  Working with […]

Hotel Extension in the Green Belt

Bracknell Forest Council granted planning permission last week for an 8 bedroom hotel extension at Stirrups Country House Hotel, located in the Berkshire Green Belt. Permission was based on a series of Very Special Circumstances to justify development in this Green Belt location, including the Hotel’s business case, and the rising demand for hotel places in […]