Planning permission for grade 2 listed barns and farmhouse

Croft Architecture have again been successful in obtaining planning permission and listed building consent for a Grade II listed site in Upper Leigh, Staffordshire. 
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Planning permission for gated bungalows in Newcastle-under-Lyme

It is our pleasure to bring news that planning approval has been granted for a new development of homes in the market town of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.
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Outline Planning Application? Why bother?

You may have heard of an Outline Planning Application, but what does this mean? What is it for? Why would you use one? An outline planning application is a planning submission undertaken with some Reserved Matters which are identified for submission at a later date.
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Party Wall Notices and the benefit of tea and biscuits

The Party Wall Notice When having a big party at home, it’s only polite to inform the neighbours. There's no obligation, that's just what good neighbours do.
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Permitted Development 2013 - Start building in 42 days!

Double the size and double the benefit? Hot off the press, we're promised that permitted development 2013 will to stimulate economic activity, cut red tape, and support local sustainable development. The latest amendments to permitted development rights came into effect on 30th May 2013.
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3 easy ways to change your planning permission

Fantastic! You have your planning permission ; the world is your oyster! ... or at least that bit within the red edge is! However, if it’s just not quite the permission you were looking for there is a way forward or three to be exact. Of course it is always best to get the design as you want it before applying for planning permission. However we all change our minds sometimes don't we? Sometimes ...
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How long does planning permission last for?

You may or may not be aware that planning permission expires. How long does planning permission last for?
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Can I stay put during building works?

If ear defenders, Pot Noodles and Wet Wipes aren't your thing then you ought to consider decanting to better accommodation for the duration. However if you’re prepared to accept some disruption, then you might be considering the implications of occupation during building works. The aim of this post is to help you to make a decision on this question... Should I stay or should I go during building ...
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How much is planning permission?

Knowing project costs is essential, but how much is planning permission for you ?  Fees for planning applications vary greatly and depend on the size and type of development. They are a reflection of the size and complexity of workload for the local planning authority. For Permitted Development schemes you are not required to apply for permission and as such do not incur a planning application ...
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Maltings planning approval granted for Stone shops and homes

Maltings building, Stone, Staffordshire
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