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 […]

Examinations at New Forest District Council

New Forest District Council has now submitted both its Sites and Development Management DPD and its Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedule to the Secretary of State for independent examination. The Secretary of State has appointed Simon Emerson BSc DipTP MRTPI as the Inspector who will undertake both Public Examinations – timetables are yet to be […]

Approved: air-source heat pumps on flat in Milford-on- Sea

New Forest District Council: Pure Town Planning made a fleeting but nonetheless successful appearance at the New Forest District Council Planning Committee in Lyndhurst this week. The applicant was worried because local objectors had won the support of the Milford-on-Sea Parish Council, whose own objection was enough to bring the application before […]

Approved: expansion of motor dealership forecourt in Ringwood

New Forest District Council: Lambs of Ringwood is celebrating after Pure Town Planning secured planning permission for an expansion to its forecourt area. The well-established Ford-dealership on Christchurch Road in Ringwood required extra space as it had outgrown its existing forecourt area. Pure Town Planning were called in to assist […]

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