Rural


Manser - Expansion of Agricultural Business

Permission granted to facilitate the expansion of cattle-rearing business in AONB

Bloomfields has successfully obtained permission for two new agricultural buildings and an extension to an existing building to support a cattle farm.  The new buildings will provide accommodation for calves in order to facilitate new and young stock, and the extension will incorporate a new office to improve the record keeping and management of an […]

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A C Goatham - Mobile Homes to Support Fruit Farm

Mobile homes to support fruit farm

Bloomfields has gained permanent consent for alternative siting relating to the storage and retention of seasonal agricultural workers’ mobile homes. Our client wished to relocate mobiles, due to land ownership constraints. The application was submitted with significant agricultural justification, as well as highlighting changes in planning policy. This supporting information ensured that there were no […]

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Kent AONB logo (June-July)

APPROVAL FOR NINE HOMES IN AONB

Following previous approval for two homes at a former agricultural site on top of the Kent Downs, approval has been obtained this week for further seven new homes. These nine new homes will be set within an attractive rural landscape, which forms part of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We continue to […]

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A C Goatham - Construction Underway Cold Store Facility (June)

Construction underway

It is always pleasing to see progress being made on buildings after Bloomfields has obtained planning permission, and equally pleasing when your efforts are recognised by others.  It was a welcome surprise therefore to get a mention in the June edition of South East Farmer magazine by the Scorpion Building team, who are building the […]

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Pascall Hatchgate Rankins - June 2018

9ha of polytunnels approved with ecological enhancements for SSSI AND 10ha of polytunnels approved

Bloomfields has successfully gained permanent consent for a total of 19ha of polytunnels on two green field sites for a soft fruit farmer, one site of which is adjacent to a SSSI river. An Environmental Impact Assessment Scoping Opinion was submitted prior to the design and submission for the sensitive development, in order to ensure […]

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Cottage Farms Ltd (Browning C) - 5,000m2 of Development Approved (31 May)

5,000m2 of development approved to support the expansion of a business

Bloomfields has met its client’s requirement to obtain planning approval for a storage facility and yard extension within a required timeframe. This has made applying for grant funding possible. This is not only a fantastic planning achievement for the team and the client’s business, but one which has the potential to significantly reduce the build […]

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Kissock - equestrian use secured

Equestrian use secured for RSPCA fostering support

Bloomfields have successfully gained permission for the continued use of equestrian land adjacent to our client’s dwellinghouse for equestrian use. When our client purchased the land it had been used for the grazing of horses for over fifteen years. Our client wished to use the land to keep their own horses on and to provide […]

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Wheeler - conv of oast to 2 dwellings

Prior approval gained for change of use and conversion of former oast

Bloomfields have successfully gained prior approval for the change of use and conversion of an attractive former oast to two residential dwellings. The former oast was converted into a barn with integral agricultural workers mess. The application was prepared and submitted so that the client could maintain the workers accommodation as well as using the […]

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Strawberry plants

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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002 - Size doesn't matter agri barn conv

size doesn’t matter in agricultural barn conversion

Bloomfields have given their client the opportunity to convert a small redundant brick barn to a house.  Whilst achieving such conversions are routine for Bloomfields, this case was slightly different in that the building proposed for conversion was only 25 square metres.  Although limited in size, now that permission has been achieved, this means the […]

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