Welcome to Pure Town Planning

We are Chartered Town Planners, a specialist independent town planning consultancy based in the south of England

Our Services

Initial Advice

Pure Town Planning work best when we are involved from the very outset – and this is where our

Planning Applications

A planning application is no mean undertaking these days and simply getting a planning application registered at the Council can be something

Planning Appeals

The right of appeal is one of the most important features of the planning system and planning appeals form a significant part

Our Team

Matt Annen

Dan Wilden

Darryl Howells

Neil McKeon

Jess Glover


Approved: new permission to avoid CIL charge in St Ives, Dorset

Dorset Council (former East Dorset District Council):  Darryl Howells has secured a second planning permission to erect a dwelling in St Ives on the same site.  The original planning permission (also secured by Darryl) was described as “demolish existing garage and erect a detached dwelling”.  Following the issue of the […]

Won on appeal: balcony extension to new house in Sandbanks, Poole

BCP Council (former Borough of Poole): Jess is delighted to announce that she has recently won an appeal against BCP Council for extensions and alterations with larger front balcony at second floor level to a new dwelling in Sandbanks, Poole. The appeal site is a high-quality three storey contemporary dwelling […]

Approved: conversion of garage to bungalow in Dorset green belt

Dorset Council (former East Dorset District Council):  Darryl Howells, a director of Pure Town Planning has secured full planning permission for the conversion of a domestic garage positioned inside the Green Belt, to a detached 2-bedroom bungalow.    The plans were prepared by Emma Lack of EKL Design Limited but the […]

Won on appeal: change of use of pub to flats in Dorset village

Dorset Council (former East Dorset District): Jess Glover is delighted to announce she has recently won an appeal for the change of use of an existing public house (A4 use) to 3no. self-contained flats (C3 use) in Sixpenny Handley, Dorset. The proposed development, which was designed by Western Design Architects, converts […]

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