Working alongside another agent regarding an appeal, Bloomfields was part of a successful team where some 90 dwellings in Rainham were allowed on appeal. Bloomfields undertook many years of preparatory work, including the submission of a range of planning applications, working in association with POD Architects. Grounds of refusal were minimised through negotiations between specialist consultants. This appeal has proved to be an important test case regarding housing land supply in Medway.
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Bloomfields prepared an application to seek the removal of a planning condition requiring the demolition of a building if its permitted use was to cease. The application was made as the condition was considered to be unreasonable and unenforceable, as well as irrelevant to the development concerned. More importantly for the client, the condition limited […]
A prior approval application for the change of use of an agricultural building to a house was refused on the grounds that the siting and location of the building would not be desirable or practicable. However, Bloomfields has succeeded in proving that the development of residential uses in locations which would not ordinarily be contemplated […]
The Council considered that the provision of 16 mobile homes on a farm to support its fruit growing would cause an adverse noise impact to nearby residents and also argued that additional facilities should be provided in addition to those proposed. The Planning Inspector held that insufficient harm arising from the proposal would warrant a […]
Following the refusal of the initial application by the council, approval has now been granted for the conversion of a timber-framed workshop into a detached residence