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Permission granted for new retail unit and apartments in Acocks Green

Permission granted for new retail unit and apartments in Acocks Green

Tyler Parkes is pleased to have received planning permission from Birmingham City Council for the conversion, including extensions, of an existing tyre fitting shop to provide a retail unit on the ground floor and 5 apartments on the first and second floors. The Council had originally approached our client threatening enforcement action about changes that had taken place to the...

Increase in Planning Fees on the way

Following on from our previous articles in April and July on the government’s proposal to raise planning application fees, it has now been announced that the increase will be imposed by the end of year. The ability for all English councils to raise planning application fees by 20% was originally proposed this summer, but due to the general election it...

Permission granted for 11 new dwellings in Knowle

Permission granted for 11 new dwellings in Knowle

We are delighted to have obtained planning permission for the conversion of existing dwelling and outbuildings, including minor demolition and extension works and the use of an existing annexe as an independent dwelling, to form 11 new residential properties, at a Green Belt site in Smiths Lane, near Knowle, Solihull. Tyler Parkes submitted that the proposal does not constitute inappropriate...

New permitted development rights for change of use from light industrial to residential introduced

New permitted development rights for change of use from light industrial to residential introduced

On 1st October, new permitted development rights were introduced to allow the change of use from light industrial to residential use temporarily for 3 years. To comply with the permitted development right, the requirements include that the building must have been used solely for light industrial (Use Class B1(c)) on 19th March 2014 (or when last in use if not...

Warwick Local Plan Adopted

Warwick Local Plan Adopted

On 20th September 2017 Warwick District Council resolved to formally adopt its Local Plan. This final step means that it has now become the Council’s official policy informing planning decisions into the future. The Local Plan aims to facilitate the growth of the local economy and reflect population growth with the provision of new homes, schools, roads, cycle-ways and open...

Tyler Parkes welcomes new Associate Director

We are thrilled to announce we have strengthened our planning team with the appointment of a new Associate Director. John Baggott has joined us from his previous position of Development Manager at Wyre Forest District Council where he was the lead officer for new major regeneration proposals and planning applications, including significant residential, mixed-use and commercial development. John has extensive...

Appeal success for new dwelling in Four Oaks Conservation Area

Appeal success for new dwelling in Four Oaks Conservation Area

We are delighted to have won an appeal and obtained planning permission for a replacement dwelling in the Four Oaks Conservation Area, Sutton Coldfield. The dwelling lies next to a Grade II listed building, Yates House, and there are trees within the site protected by a Tree Preservation Order. Tyler Parkes’ appeal submission was supported by a heritage statement prepared...

Appeal won for 6 new dwellings in Welford

Appeal won for 6 new dwellings in Welford

Tyler Parkes is pleased to have won an appeal and obtained planning permission on behalf of Kendrick Homes for the demolition of an existing bungalow, and a residential development for 6 new dwellings within the village of Welford near Stratford upon Avon. The Council had refused permission on the grounds that the proposal conflicted with their Core Strategy in that...

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