Approved: seven houses on former Oak and Yaffle pub site in New Milton, Hampshire

New Forest District Council: Just before Christmas, Pure Town Planning secured planning permission for seven houses on a former pub site in New Milton, Hampshire. This was a revised application following a previously refused scheme on the site for eight houses handled by another planning consultancy. That application was refused principally due to the […]

PTP do the double at New Forest District Council Planning Committee

New Forest District Council: Pure Town Planning is delighted to have assisted in securing two separate planning consents for our clients at New Forest District Council this week. The first application was for an innovative and modern remodel and alteration of an aging bungalow in Barton Court Avenue, Barton-on-Sea. The […]

Approved: change of use to adult education centre in Ringwood

New Forest District Council: Pure Town Planning were delighted to recently obtain planning consent for The Stable Family Home Trust (SFHT). SFHT is a registered local charity which helps support adults with learning disabilities. The SFHT offers a range of services to people with learning disabilities from residential provision, domiciliary support […]

New Forest District adopt Local Plan Part 2 and CIL

New Forest District Council: Just a quick update following last month’s post to report that the New Forest District Council has now adopted both its Local Plan Part 2 and its Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule. The Community Infrastructure Levy blanket residential rate of £80 per sqm (and zero […]

New Forest District: the Inspector reports

New Forest District Council: The Inspector has issued his examination reports into both the Local Plan Part 2: Sites and Development Management DPD and the Community Infrastructure Levy Draft Charging Schedule at New Forest District Council. Both have been found sound subject to some modification. The Local Plan Part 2 provides some detailed Development Management […]

Approved: complete remodel and large extensions at Barton on Sea, Hampshire

  New Forest District Council: Pure Town Planning are pleased to have secured an approval to totally transform a mundane Barton on Sea bungalow into a fantastic contemporary two-storey dwelling. The scheme was well-designed by Tony Holt Design and gave us surprisingly little trouble. The main difficulty was land ownership issue […]

Hampshire Community Infrastructure Levy update

Hampshire: The somewhat breathtaking news that Hart District Council are intending to charge £800 per square metre Community Infrastructure Levy (Yes! Eight hundred not a typo) in some areas, reminded me that various CIL updates need reporting. Fareham: First up has to be Fareham Borough Council who have adopted CIL and began […]

New Forest policies delayed – Inspector off sick

The New Forest District Council examination hearings into its Sites and Development Management DPD and its Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedule were scheduled to take place in November. Unfortunately due to the Inspector now being scheduled for sick leave they are all put off until January. As such we can expect adoption to be delayed […]

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