Won on appeal: outbuilding in Bransgore, Christchurch

New Forest National Park Authority: Neil McKeon is pleased to confirm that he has recently won an appeal against New Forest National Park Authority for retrospective planning permission to erect a residential outbuilding in Neacroft, Bransgore. Having erected the outbuilding on site, the applicant faced potential enforcement action from the […]

Approved: lawful use certificate for 5 caravan site near Ferndown

Dorset Council (former East Dorset District):  Darryl Howells, a director the firm has secured a Certificate of Lawfulness for an Existing Use or Development (CLEUD) for the use of land for the purposes of stationing of up to 5 caravans at any one time for the purposes of human habitation, […]

Won on appeal: enforcement notice quashed for landscape works in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Borough Council: Darryl Howells (with the assistance of Jess Glover) has won two significant (for the client) appeals this week.  Both relate to the same site, but would have had varying consequences if either one had been lost. Our client had carried out development without the benefit of planning […]

Won at appeal: retrospective planning permission for boundary fencing in Moordown, Bournemouth

Bournemouth Borough Council: Pure Town Planning are pleased to announce a successful appeal win for the erection of boundary fencing for a residential property in Moordown, Bournemouth. Boundary fencing was erected on a property fronting Redhill Drive due to concerns about safety and security. Unfortunately being taller than 1m and […]

Approved: listed building and advertisement consent for signage in Andover, Hampshire

Test Valley Borough Council: Pure Town Planning are pleased to have secured retrospective consent for fascia signage at a shop in Andover town centre in Hampshire. As the sign was fixed to a listed building both advertisement consent and listed building consent were required – something our client had not […]

Approved: temporary annexe residence during construction works in Poole

Borough of Poole: Pure Town Planning have recently obtained temporary planning consent for a residential annexe. This is annexe is needed for the client to reside in while building work on their new dwelling takes place. The client came to us after the Borough of Poole served an enforcement notice on their […]

Approved: roller shutter on shop in Pokesdown resolving enforcement issue

Bournemouth Borough Council: Pure Town Planning have recently secured planning permission for a roller shutter on a commercial premises near Pokesdown Station in Bournemouth. Following a number of attempted and actual burglaries on their antiques shop, the owners had to act quickly and put up an external roller shutter to protect their […]

Demolition and replacement of barn in curtilage of Listed Building in South Downs National Park

South Downs National Park (Winchester City Council): Pure Town Planning were instructed to advise on a sensitive enforcement issue involving the demolition of an old barn within the curtilage of a listed building. The owners hadn’t realised that as a curtilage building which was existing on the site before lst July […]