Conversion of barns to dwellings approved in Green Belt
We are delighted that Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent has been granted by Bromsgrove District Council for the conversion of a barn to two residential dwellings.
The site, located within the Green Belt, comprises a number of buildings. The barn is curtilage listed, being located within the grounds of the Grade II Listed Farmhouse. The building subject to the application was originally in use as a stable block but planning permission was granted in 2011 for the conversion of the stables to ancillary leisure use to the existing dwelling house.
In designing the proposal, our architectural team were keen for the building to retain its stable block appearance whilst having a viable re-use into the future as dwellings with 3 and 2 bedrooms respectively. We worked proactively with the Council’s Conservation Officer on the scheme. The original doors, windows and roof tiling would all be kept as part of the proposal. Both dwellings are to be accessed from the western side, with parking also being provided on this side of the barn, with the garden areas being located to the north and south of the dwellings.