Planning

Projects

Great Moreton Hall – Cheshire East Council

Following a 6 day public inquiry, planning permission and listed building consent has been granted on appeal for three new homes at Great Moreton Hall, a Grade II* listed building in the Cheshire Green Belt together with the renovation of the Walled Garden.  The application proposed the demolition of three existing buildings within the Walled Garden, the repair and reinstatement of the Walled Garden and the construction of three new dwellings elsewhere in the estate.   The Inspector found that the new homes would cause ‘less than substantial’ harm to the significance of the Hall by impacting views of it.   However, there were heritage benefits through the restoration of the Walled Garden and demolition of incongruous buildings.  As such the Inspector concluded that the considerable public benefits would outweigh the less than substantial harm to significance and that the proposal was acceptable in heritage terms.    It was common ground between

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New Fold Farm, Soil Hill, Halifax – Calderdale Council

Emery Planning was instructed to progress a planning application for a replacement dwelling to a traditional farmhouse in the designated Green Belt in Soil Hill, near Halifax. The proposed replacement dwelling, designed by Andrew Wallace Architects, was for a high-quality, modern and sustainable design concept that represented a departure from

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Land at Old Hall Farm, Over Kellet – Lancaster City Council

On behalf of Oakmere Homes, Emery Planning has secured an approval from Lancaster City Council for reserved matters relating to the development of 55 new homes at land at Old Hall Farm, Over Kellet. Following the approval of outline planning permission in April 2018, the site was allocated for residential

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Hawthorn Farm, Hough Lane, Alderley Edge – Cheshire East Council

Emery Planning has secured planning permission at appeal for a complex enforcement case relating to a residential development on Hough Lane, Alderley Edge within the designated Green Belt. Planning permission had originally been granted in 2016 for a residential development, which included barn conversions, and a subsequent breach of planning

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Rough Heys, Henbury – Cheshire East Council

Emery Planning was appointed to provide planning services relating to the redevelopment of a site on Rough Heys Lane, Henbury. The site consisted of a workshop building and was therefore previously developed land, located within the Cheshire Green Belt and in a rural location. Emery Planning was instructed to advise

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Green Lane, Bollington – Cheshire East Council

Emery Planning has secured planning permission on appeal for an extension to an existing cottage in the Green Belt which equates to a 195% increase in the floor space of the original dwelling. The property is a relatively small detached stone cottage which already benefitted from planning permission and permitted

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Gwynant, Plumley Moor Road, Plumley – Cheshire East Council

Emery Planning secured planning permission on appeal in November 2018 for the redevelopment of the existing dwelling ‘Gwynant’ on Plumley Moor Road in Plumley and its replacement with two semi-detached ‘infill’ dwellings. Cheshire East Council was of the view that the replacement building would be materially larger than the modest-sized

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Land at Shaw Lane, Hadfield – High Peak Borough Council

Emery Planning secured planning permission on appeal for 9 dwellings at Shaw Lane, Hadfield, High Peak in December 2018. There were a number of site constraints including protected trees; challenging site levels; relationships with existing and approved housing; and the need to provide a buffer to either side of a

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Land at Frog Lane, Pickmere – Cheshire East Council

Emery Planning has secured outline planning permission on appeal for an infill dwelling and associated outbuildings at Frog Lane, Pickmere. The approved scheme comprises a large (4/5 bedroom) dwelling with associated garaging and a workshop. The site is currently a paddock and is set outside the Pickmere village inset boundary,

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Levenot, Bowdon – Trafford Borough Council

Emery Planning has secured planning permission on appeal for a replacement dwelling on Charcoal Road, Bowdon. The approved replacement dwelling is 72% larger than the existing property in terms of above-ground volume with additional accommodation within a newly created subterranean basement. The site presently comprises a detached dwelling and is

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205 St George’s Road, Bolton – Bolton Council

We were instructed to advise following the refusal of planning permission by Bolton Council for the change of use of a shop to a hot food takeaway (A5 Use). We prepared a new case in support of the proposal and submitted a revised planning application on behalf of the client,

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1 Stocks Cottages, Rainow – Cheshire East Council

We were instructed to progress an appeal for the erection of a single dwelling house in Rainow further to the refusal of planning permission by Cheshire East Council on the basis of harm to the residential amenity of adjoining occupiers. This appeal was allowed with the Planning Inspector agreeing that

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Bennetston Hall, Buxton – Peak District National Park

Planning permission was obtained for the complete refurbishment and extension of Bennetston Hall to form a dedicated conference facility together with 32 bedrooms for our client Chimp Management Limited. Bennetston Hall is situated in the Peak District National Park and has been empty for over 30 years. The Hall will

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Jump Heaven Trampoline Facility – Stockport Council

Emery Planning secured planning permission for the change of use of a 3,600 sq.m industrial unit to a trampoline park with dedicated ninja warrior and parkour zones. The development is now complete and is operating as Jump Heaven http://jumpheaven.com/. Emery Planning were instructed to advise on the application which had a

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Normans Hall, Pott Shrigley – Cheshire East Council

In January 2017 Emery Planning obtained planning permission for a replacement dwelling at Normans Hall, Pott Shrigley, Cheshire. The scheme was for the change of use of land, creation of associated domestic curtilage and conversion of outbuildings to ancillary domestic use. This application was an amendment to a scheme approved

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Keys Childcare

We are instructed by a number of clients who provide care services for children, young people and vulnerable adults. In particular we are very pleased to act for Keys Group to facilitate provision of residential care homes and schools for children and young people who for a variety of reasons

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Latest

Approvals

DC/083710
Sherlock House, Old Road, Heaton Norris, Stockport

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council granted planning permission for the change of use of existing building to a vehicle repair and MOT testing garage along with elevational alterations including the introduction of new roller shutter doors, recladding of the roof along with new dropped kerb to allow vehicles to egress the site on 19/08/22

22/0971M
Blossom House, Chelford Road, Alderley Edge

Cheshire East Council granted planning permission for the proposed conservatory, porch, detached garage and relocation of existing store on 12/08/22

06/2022/0446
Lewth Farm, Lewth Lane, Preston

Preston City Council granted planning permission for the change of use and conversion of 1no. agricultural building to home gym (retrospective) on 12/08/22

06/2022/0447
Lewth Farm, Lewth Lane, Preston

Preston City Council granted planning permission for the change of use and conversion of stables to office and solar panels to front elevation (retrospective) on 12/08/22

22/00504/PLD
54 Station Road, Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council issued a Certificate of Lawful Use or Development for the proposed use of the property as a small care home falling within use class C2 for up to three children with a maximum of two carers on-site during the day and two staff at night on 28/07/22

108263/CPL/22
Rose Acres, Barrow Lane, Hale Barns

Trafford Council issued a Certificate of Lawful Proposed Use or Development for the proposed single storey rear extension, single storey side extension and three detached outbuildings on 27/07/22

HPK/2021/0081

Land off Longclough Drive, Longclough Drive, Simmondley, Glossop

High Peak Borough Council issued a Certificate of Lawful Use or Development for use as care home for up to 3 children between the ages of 5 to 18 years on 20/07/22

67844/CLP

8 Woodland Avenue, Norton Green, Stoke-on-Trent

City of Stoke-on-Trent issued a on 14/07/22

2022/40760

Stretton House, Northwich Road, Stretton

Warrington Borough Council granted planning permission for the conversion of Grade II Listed barn into two dwellings on 14/07/22

HPK/2021/0619

Cowhey Barn, Eccles Road, Chapel-en-le-Frith

High Peak Borough Council issued a certificate of lawfulness of existing use or development for residential use as part of curtilage of the dwelling on 29/06/22

21/04837/FUL

Crowley Lodge, Lodge Lane, Antrobus, Northwich

Cheshire West & Chester Council granted planning permission for the replacement of existing tennis court with an outdoor swimming pool on 20/05/22

21/3436M

4 Wareham Street, Wilmslow

Cheshire East Council granted planning permission for the retrospective planning permission for external drinking and dining area in connection with restaurant, with proposed decking and canopy on 22/04/22

21/1626M

The Whins, Macclesfield Road, Alderley Edge

Cheshire East Council granted planning permission for the engineering works to form a pond and associated landscaping (part-retrospective) on 22/04/22

21/1709M

Megan’s Cottage, Newgate, Wilmslow

Cheshire East Council issued a certificate of lawful existing use of land and building as a dwelling on 22/04/22

21/2052M

Finlows Villa, Mottram Road, Alderley Edge

Cheshire East Council granted planning permission for the demolition of existing dwelling and construction of a replacement dwelling with basement and associated landscaping works on 28/04/22

22/0125M

Old Hall. Congleton Road, Nether Alderley

Cheshire East Council granted listed consent for removal, repair and reinstatement of roof including minor localised timber repairs on 12/04/22