Special circumstances demonstrated for greenbelt householder application

The detailing of very special circumstances secured a change of use application for a client of ET Planning. The change of use was for the land adjacent to a pair of semi-detached houses situated on greenbelt farmland within the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. When planning was granted for the semi detached properties to […]

Prayer and planning go hand in hand for local church

A local community church in Windsor has successfully received planning permission for the change of use of an office/industrial unit to become a new prayer hall and place of worship. Kerith Community Church have been in the Windsor area for 3 years and so this new prayer hall will support their expansion church planting plans, […]

Outstanding replacement family home with Thames river view

Building work can now commence at a dormant site in Bisham, Marlow; transforming the existing property into a modern haven, thanks to the persistence of planners at ET Planning and an outstanding architectural design by Fletcher Crane Architects. On the face of it this planning project seemed impossible; the site is situated within a Green […]

Planning strategy for Ascot development saves client £150,000 on CIL!

ET Planning were delighted to receive news this week that an appeal against the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, submitted on behalf of their client has been successful, resulting in an enormous financial win for the client. A Section 73 application had been submitted earlier this year for a residential development in Ascot which […]

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 […]

Successful appeal result for family home extension in Maidenhead

A Maidenhead family home will now be able to build a two-storey rear extension after plans were approved through the appeal process. The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council refused an application for a two-storey rear extension on the detached house in Autumn 2017, despite similar proposals on the same street being approved. At […]

Three flats approved for development on desirable Sunninghill High Street

Plans to convert existing office accommodation into three apartments on Sunninghill High Street were approved in November 2017. The plans included space for refuse and cycle storage, and whilst the parking provision proposed fell short of the Borough’s current standards, ET Planning evidenced that the shortfall for the new development actually provides more parking spaces […]

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 […]