Commercial & Industrial


Aeroplane

New hangars, car parking areas and fuel tank enclosure for Airport

Bloomfields worked closely with their client, an extensive range of consultants and the Council to demonstrate the requirement for new facilities at an airport in the south east.  This comes at a time when there has been a great deal of controversy surrounding the expansion of airports and following a review of matters by the […]

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Opportunity given to smallholding for diversification and expansion

Bloomfields has successfully gained permission for a new agricultural building to support a rapidly expanding smallholding. Our client wanted to diversify from their juice production to bespoke African cider and mead. Bloomfields successfully set out to the Council the specific requirements of the building in terms of storage, staff facilities and production. Thus the building […]

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Fish Farm

Building approved to support fish farm

Bloomfields has obtained confirmation that Prior Approval was not required for an agricultural building to support a successful and expanding fish farm. The application was submitted under the 28 day prior notification procedure. The thorough case made by Bloomfields in terms of the buildings agricultural need and location justification meant that the application was looked […]

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Cold store

Controlled Atmosphere (CA) store for apples achieved

Bloomfields submitted a Prior Notification application for a new cold store facility for a company specialising in growing and packing apples and pears. The result was a positive one – allowing our client to store their fruit for longer on site and adjacent to the existing packing complex. This adds to other successes that have […]

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Office to flats

Offices to 9 flats accepted

Conversion of offices to flats in Maidstone

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Retention of barn to support an agricultural and arboriculture business

Our client was threatened with enforcement action for a barn that had been built contrary to the originally approved plans and for a different use. Bloomfields demonstrated that the barn had been located on site for sufficient length of time to justify its retention and subsequent immunity from enforcement. We provided the necessary Statutory Declarations […]

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P1030351

Planning permission granted for a new house to replace a derelict office building

Permission obtained for house to be built on the constrained site of derelict office

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Two successful applications at a fruit farm

Unanimous support gained from Planning Committee to aid the expansion of a major fruit farm

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Dressage horse breeders can remain on site

With the help of Bloomfields, dressage horse breeders are granted permission to remain on site to continue to breed and train prize winning horses

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Farm diversification to Equestrian

Planning permission was successfully achieved to convert a former agricultural building into a commercial livery. Change of use of agricultural land was also achieved to provide an all-weather, floodlit sand school

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