Residential


Young - Stream Farm, Goudhurst (June)

Conversion of office building to dwelling house

Full planning permission has been granted for the conversion of a detached office building to a single dwelling house with associated parking, adjacent to an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within an area at risk of flooding. Within the application, Bloomfields provided a robust case that the conversion of the building would help meet […]

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Hemsley - Rushlye Oast Original (May) (SF)

Change of use of an agricultural building into ancillary annex accommodation for family members and including a new first floor

Bloomfields has gained approval for the conversion of a redundant agricultural building to a residential annex within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The approval followed significant negotiation with the Local Authority regarding the design and the retention of the original rural character of the building before a suitable scheme was agreed. Within the application, […]

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Bonner Williams - Land at Hollow Trees - Before (May) (SF)

Approval for the erection and re-siting of a replacement dwelling

Bloomfields has gained full planning permission for the erection of a replacement dwelling at a site located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Metropolitan Green belt. Throughout the scheme, there was significant negotiation with the Local Authority regarding the level of landscaping, protection of biodiversity features and design impacts before the scheme was […]

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Mitcheson - Barleyfield (May) (SF)

Change of use of a redundant agricultural building into a dwelling

Bloomfields has gained approval for the conversion of a redundant agricultural building to a single unrestricted dwelling house. The approval followed significant negotiation with the Local Authority and East Sussex County Council regarding the highways and traffic implications of the change of use and re-use of an existing field access before a suitable scheme was […]

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Certificate of Lawful Existing Use

CERTIFICATE OF LAWFUL EXISTING USE

Bloomfields has successfully gained a Certificate of Lawful Existing Use on what may have appeared to many as a mobile home, to a static home.  The importance of distinguishing this was the possible leverage needed to help our client to achieve a replacement dwelling on site. This project highlights the effective use of statutory declarations […]

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Beale - Parsonage Farm, Tonbridge

Extension and conversion of detached stable building to form a single dwelling house, along with the erection of ancillary stable block

Full planning permission has been granted for the extension and conversion of a brick built, detached stable building to form a single dwelling along with associated curtilage area, and the erection of an ancillary stable block. The site is within the countryside, outside the Limits to Built Development and within an Area of Outstanding Natural […]

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McCarthy - Red Roof, Boxley Road

Outline permission granted for infill housing development

After monitoring Local Plan policy closely, Bloomfields has successfully obtained outline planning permission for a new dwelling within the garden of an existing dwelling house. Following previous planning and appeal refusals for infill development within the vicinity of the site, a change in Local Plan policy meant that this area was now suitable for residential […]

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Presneil - Dudley Farm

Dwelling and annex provided in place of former stables

Bloomfields was approached by a client to regularise the use of a stable block, associated barn and shipping containers to a dwelling house.  A lawful development certificate (existing) was obtained for these buildings and their associated garden land and as a result, a residential unit was established on the agricultural land. As the residential use […]

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Belsham - Castle Hill Fam, Tonbridge

Residential redevelopment of historic farmstead

Our client had a number of historic agricultural buildings that were no longer suitable for modern agricultural purposes and which were falling into various states of disrepair.  Following a consultation, Bloomfields advised them of the potential for residential conversion to bring about a suitable re-use for the buildings; whilst unlocking potential economic gains or diversification […]

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Lyndsey-Bailey - Bentinck Farm (Feb)

CONVERSION OF REDUNDANT BUILDINGS TO TWO RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS WITHIN AONB

Bloomfields has obtained a further full planning permission for the change of use of two redundant agricultural barns to two detached dwellings within the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including a new access track.  The approval followed significant negotiation with the Local Authority regarding the level of landscaping and ecological mitigation before a suitable scheme […]

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