How ET Planning Championed a Homeowner’s Cause, Saving £20,000 in Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charges in Farnham

In the labyrinth of town planning and property development regulations, the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) emerges as a critical consideration for homeowners and architects embarking on construction projects. The CIL, designed to support the infrastructure needs of local authorities, can significantly impact the budget of any development project. This makes understanding and correctly applying CIL […]

ET Planning secure permission for 40 dwellings on behalf of Your Land Partner

Scroxton & Partners

Site : Land West of Silver Street, South Petherton LPA: South Somerset Proposed Development:  Outline application for the demolition of single garage, and the erection of 40no dwellings (26 market & 14 affordable); considering access only, with all other matters reserved Client: Your Land Partners ET Planning on behalf of Your Land Partner have helped […]

Navigating the Changing Landscape of Short-Term Lets Regulation in the UK

Short term let rules

The UK government has recently proposed new planning changes to short-term lets to protect communities and ensure the availability of homes. Primarily, the new rules would limit the total number of days that properties in certain areas could be rented as short-term lets. This shift marks a turning point in the UK property rental sector, […]

Maximising the Future High Streets Fund: A Comprehensive Strategy for Your Town Centre

future high streets fund

Unlocking the Potential of your Town Centre with the Future High Streets Fund. The continual evolution of shopping habits and consumer expectations is reshaping our town centres. People are increasingly demanding diverse experiences – from bustling marketplaces to innovative retail concepts. Fortunately, the Future High Streets Fund provides local councils with a golden opportunity to […]

ET Planning Secure Planning Permission for Electric Car Charging Points across the UK

Electric car charging points

In recent years, there has been a surge in the purchase and sale of electric cars across the United Kingdom. With the UK government actively encouraging the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) as part of its commitment to reducing carbon emissions, the need for an accessible and reliable charging infrastructure has become paramount. This has […]

A Town Planning Consultant’s Guide to HMOs

In this mini video series, Emily from ET Planning takes you through the some of the issues we see our clients facing when making Planning Applications for Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO). Each video in the series covers a different topic.

Conversion plans for Didcot home supports sustainable development

A house in a vibrant community within Didcot will soon undergo renovations to build a modest front extension and a two storey rear extension, enabling the house to be transformed into three one bedroom flats. This in turn will make the best use of an existing property, whilst also helping to support the housing supply […]

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, […]

Windsor polo hotspot supported

A popular spot for competitive polo has last week been given a seal of approval to extend its facilities due to national encouragement of outdoor sport and recreation within a Green Belt area. Thanks to ET Planning’s understanding of the NPPF (National Planning Policy Framework) and Paragraph 89, the equestrian sitein the Royal Borough of […]

Plans for reconfigured equestrian site given seal of approval

Just before Christmas, plans were approved which will see the replacement, and new configuration, of a set of stables in Finchampstead. The existing set of three stables will be demolished and replaced with four stables, a tack room, and feed store. ET Planning realised from the beginning that a feed store would be an important […]