Two buildings on a farmstead in rural Kent have been given a significant uplift in value after change of use was granted for the conversion of agricultural buildings to residential use. This was for a former farm office, together with a farm building that had been used for the sale of asparagus from the adjoining fields.
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Permission was obtained to convert two rural buildings on the same site into two separate dwellings within their own curtilage
Having had an application to convert this rural building refused on the grounds it was in an unsustainable location, Bloomfields submitted a subsequent application. Bloomfields used recently published Government guidance to advise the planning authority that sustainable development was not a matter that should have been considered when assessing the desirability of the location. Bloomfields also […]
Our client had aspirations to maximise the potential for use of this building for residential purposes. Having previously been granted permission for use as a holiday let, the client instructed Bloomfields to identify the simplest strategy to attain full residential use. Despite works having already been carried out to convert the building to a holiday […]
Conversion of farm building in sought after rural location into a home with garden and far reaching views
Bloomfields have gained permission for the change of use of a former agricultural store building to residential using the Class Q permitted development rights. The scheme included all building operations required to facilitate the conversion into an open plan two bedroom house. Within the application Bloomfields provided a robust case with supporting information to prove […]
Our clients had lived in their Grade II listed farmhouse for many years. When they decided to sell their property, we advised that alterations carried out some 20 years ago should have had Listed Building Consent. Our good relationship with the Council and Conservation Officer resulted in a productive pre-application meeting. The subsequent submission of […]