Commercial & Industrial

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Mobile homes to support soft fruit business

Bloomfields have successfully gained consent for the storage of four mobile homes for seasonal agricultural workers, when they are not in use. This consent provides agricultural workers accommodation on the farm and allows for the necessary infrastructure to be put in place so that the mobile homes do not need to be removed when they […]

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003 - light ind bldg to house

light industrial building to a house in the green belt

Having already confirmed the change of use of a building from an office to a house, Bloomfields have achieved a further permission on a site in the Green Belt to change the use of an industrial unit to a further house.  This has given our client a range of options for their site. During the […]

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001 - Env Permit for Sea Defence Bund

environmental permit for sea defence bund

Our client was considering the change of use of their site for the purposes of being able to utilise land for a range of uses; however, the site was adjacent to the sea and therefore susceptible to flooding.  After some discussion the opportunity was taken to progress an application through the Environment Agency for a […]

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Permission gained for holiday cottage

Bloomfields has gained full planning permission for the erection of a holiday cottage. A suitable scheme was agreed following significant negotiation with the Local Authority. Within the application Bloomfields provided a robust case with supporting information to prove that the proposed holiday cottage would see a significant enhancement to the landscape following the removal of […]

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Two helipads and a hangar justified

Bloomfields were successful in obtaining a Certificate of Lawfulness at an airport to justify the retention of two helipads and an airport hangar.  Evidence was needed to show the continuing use of the site and the infrastructure present – Bloomfields were able to do this through the use of a Statutory Declaration and supporting Planning […]

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Unrestricted Residential Use of Holiday Let Accommodation Obtained

Bloomfields have gained planning permission for the use of a former holiday let accommodation as a dwelling through the removal of a condition which sought to restrict the period of time that the building could be occupied to short term or holiday makers only. Within the application Bloomfields provided a robust case with supporting information […]

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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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Apple barrels in orchard

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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