Planning

Projects

West Kirby, Wirral

A positive planning decision for West Kirby, Wirral. After a 5-day Public Inquiry that generated extensive local interest, planning permission has been granted by the Planning Inspectorate for the construction of 39 new homes on Grange Road. Despite the initial refusal by the Council on Townscape concerns and the identification of the site as Greenspace in the emerging Local Plan, the Inspector agreed with the Appellant that the proposal aligns with the adopted development plan, was not premature in the context of the emerging plan and brings numerous benefits, including much-needed market and affordable housing. No. 5 Chambers’ Thea Osmund-Smith and Odette Chalaby provided excellent counsel for the Appellants, while Ben Pycroft and Rawdon Gascoigne of Emery Planning, Colin Barnes of Barnes Walker, and James Stacey of Tetlow King presented evidence in respect of housing land supply and overall planning balance, townscape and visual impacts, and the importance of affordable

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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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The Alchemist, Eldon Square, Newcastle – Newcastle City Council

Emery Planning were instructed to act on behalf of The Alchemist, a high end cocktail bar, to secure both planning and listed building consent for a external modifications, advertisement consent, installation of CCTV cameras and the provision of a pavement café on Nelson Street. The Alchemist occupied a ground floor

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The Willows, Knutsford – Cheshire East Council

Emery Planning obtained planning permission and conservation area consent on appeal for the demolition of the existing house and its replacement with two detached dwellings at The Willows, Parkfield Road, Knutsford. The site is located within the Legh Road Conservation Area and a low density housing area. The two high

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Latest

Approvals

20/5638M

Land to the rear of Loco-Shed, Bollington Lane, Nether Alderley

Cheshire East Council granted planning permission for the  1) reprofiling of land 2) landscape works to include woodland tree and hedgerow planting on 22/11/23

23/2306M

Moss View Farm, Warrington Road, Mere, Cheshire

Cheshire East Council issued a Certificate of Lawful Proposed Use for the erection of 2no. outbuildings and area of hardstanding on 21/11/23

APP/R060/W/23/3318377

Lightwood Farm, Holmes Chapel Road, Davenport, Congleton

The appeal is allowed and planning permission is granted for the construction of an agricultural storage building, yard area and associated works  on 15/11/2023

06/2022/0018

Kindle Cottage, 60A Knutsford Road, Alderley Edge

Preston City Council granted planning permission for the erection of 44no. dwellings with associated works on 14/11/23

111883/VAR/23

Garth, Bollingway, Hales Barns, Altrincham

Trafford granted planning permission to remove condition 2 on planning permission H/71156 on 13/11/23

111815/FUL/23

Woodlands Day Nursery, 28 Ridgeway Road, Timperley, Altrincham

Trafford Council granted planning permission for the external refurbishment works to include new fencing and gates, rendering to all elevations, alterations to windows and door and other associated landscaping works on 13/11/23

F/YR23/0757/F

Begdale House, Begdale Road, Elm, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Fenland District Council granted planning permission for the change of use of existing residential care home and school (C2/F1) to further educational use only (F1) and the formation of a car park on 13/11/23

232891

Hildersley Cottage, Hildersley, Ross-On-Wyre

Hertfordshire District Council issued a Certificate of Lawfulness for a proposed use as a residential care home (C2) for up to 3 young people and 2 care staff on 10/11/23

23/1404M

Kindle Cottage, 60A Knutsford Road, Alderley Edge

Cheshire East Council granted planning permission for the change of use and associated works for conversion of existing building to a single dwelling house on 10/11/23

23/1594N

The Old Coach House, Bowes Gate Road, Bunbury, Tarporley

Cheshire East Council for the change of use of land to garden, creation of new access and hardstanding area and construction of a detached car port on 09/11/23

23/3618C

4 Shannock Cottages, Giantswood Lane, Hulme Walfield, Congleton, Cheshire

Cheshire East Council issued a Certificate of Lawfulness Use or Development of residential amenity land on 08/11/23

HPK/2021/0565

Mark Cottage, Woodseats Farm, Woodseats Lane, Charlesworth

High Peak Borough Council issued a Certificate of Lawfulness of Existing Use or Development for the use of Mark Cottage as open market permanent residential dwelling on 06/11/23

HPK/2021/0564

Clarrianne Cottage, Woodseats Lane, Charlesworth, Derbyshire

High Peak Borough Council issued a Certificate of Lawfulness of Existing Use or Development for the use as an open market residential dwelling in breach of condition 3 on HPK/0002/5105 on 06/11/23

2023/01145/DISCON

135 Higher Lane, Lymm, Warrington

Warrington Borough Council granted planning permission to discharge conditions 7 and 8 on planning permission 2021/40441 on 05/11/23

23/0821M

Winterbottom House, Winterbottom Lane, Mere, Knutsford

Cheshire East Council granted planning permission for a replacement building on 01/11/23

23/3647D

Willott Nurseries, Wilmslow Road, Newton

Cheshire East Council granted planning permission to discharge condition 4 on planning permission 22/1829M on 01/11/23