Large replacement dwelling in the Wokingham countryside given seal of approval

A large replacement dwelling in the countryside area of Arborfield has been given the seal of approval and the go ahead for development thanks to ET Planning. Development within the countryside, specifically larger developments, are uniquely challenging to receive planning approval however, ET Planning were able to establish the position of permitted development rights to […]

A ‘food and flats’ redevelopment get’s the thumbs up

There’ll soon be a new look to a shopping frontage in Winnersh as redevelopment plans for a restaurant, takeaway and six flats has now been approved. The proposal, which has been given the thumbs up by Wokingham Borough Council, will see the demolition of an existing building and be replaced with a 2.5 storey building […]

Expansion of travelling community site supports local supply plans

Private land in Wokingham now has planning permission for the reconfiguration of the site allowing for 8 pitches; offering a safe space to stay for anyone in the travelling community. The Site Proposal The site proposal, which will see the addition of 4 pitches to an existing 4-pitch caravan park, was supported by the local […]

Appeal brings hope to homeowner

When a family in Wokingham received a planning refusal for a two-storey front extension to their property they thought that was it. Their vision and dream for their property was lost. The homeowner’s proposal was to increase the footprint of their property in order to maximise the space. But when the planning application for this […]

ET planning dives in to support home-based swimming business

A lengthy enforcement investigation has been now been resolved thanks to ET Planning and their clients commitment to make full use of the planning system in order to save their home-based swimming business. Back in 2019 a retrospective planning application for the change of use for a residential swimming pool to be used for mixed […]

Persistence pays off with double appeal win

Obtaining planning permission isn’t always easy, but where there’s a will, there’s a way. An application for a replacement dwelling in Wokingham was first submitted by ET Planning on behalf of their client last year but was refused on the grounds that the desired Georgian style property was too large in scale. ET Planning appealed […]

Rare new home approved in Wokingham countryside

A proposal for a building conversion which will offer a new home in an area which is notoriously difficult to get planning permission has been approved, thanks to the team at ET Planning. A large plot in the Wokingham Countryside, currently consisting of one main property and a large detached outbuilding was put forward to […]

The wheels keep turning for commercial unit in Twyford

A commercial unit in the village of Twyford will get a new lease of life after planning permission was approved for the change of use from a photography studio into a bike shop, bike repair workshop and ancillary cafe. As part of the application, ET Planning outlined how transforming the premises, which have been vacant […]

Existing Gypsy site to be subdivided, making best use of plot

An existing gypsy site in Wokingham has been granted planning permission to subdivide the pitches, under the recommendation of ET Planning. This division will allow two more pitches to be added to the two existing pitches on the site and also allow for parking, access and the construction of day rooms. All of this is […]

Wokingham caravan site granted Certificate of Lawfulness

A permanent caravan site for at least 18 caravans in Wokingham has been granted a certificate of lawfulness after a breach was found to a previous planning permission which restricted the site to 7 plots. The site has been home to more than 7 mobile homes for more than 10 years which allowed ET Planning […]