Barrow in Furness Positive Planners

September 14th, 2020 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off on Barrow in Furness Positive Planners)

Garner Planning has secured planning permission for 3 dwellings on Abbey Road, Barrow in Furness. The site had its challenges with both drainage and extensive tree cover. Thanks to RG Parkins and Treescapes Consultancy for their work in resolving all issues satisfactorily. Although the planning application was not granted as quickly as we would like, … Read more

Craven Appeal Success

September 9th, 2020 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off on Craven Appeal Success)

Garner Planning has won an appeal against Craven District Council’s refusal of planning permission for two dwellings at Low Bentham. The Inspector agreed that the site was within the main built up area, contrary to the local planning authority’s contention that the site lay outside the village. If you have had a planning application refused … Read more

Broughton in Furness Lake District National Park

September 8th, 2020 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off on Broughton in Furness Lake District National Park)

Garner Planning, working with Dearbhail Keating of John Coward Architects, has secured planning permission for two dwellings in Broughton-in-Furness village centre. The three storey town houses each have four bedrooms. The site is within the Conservation Area and close to a number of listed buildings, so sensitive design was the key issue. If you have … Read more

Lake District New Dwelling

August 10th, 2020 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off on Lake District New Dwelling)

Garner Planning has secured outline planning permission for a new dwelling within the village of Crosthwaite, near Kendal. Members of the Lake District National Park Authority considered the application given objections from local residents and the parish council, but agreed that the proposal was appropriate within a village. Given the current Covid-19 situation, the Development … Read more

Farm diversification holiday let pods

June 5th, 2020 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off on Farm diversification holiday let pods)

Garner Planning has secured a consent for two pods, as part of a farm diversification scheme, in South Lakeland. If you are considering a similar proposal give Chris a call on 01539 734365.

Blackpool Builders Merchants

April 10th, 2020 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off on Blackpool Builders Merchants)

Garner Planning provided support to Aamir Design in securing planning permission for a builders merchants and industrial/warehousing building in Blackpool. If you are considering a commercial development, give Chris Garner a call to discuss.  

Ambleside Holiday Let

February 7th, 2020 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off on Ambleside Holiday Let)

Garner Planning has secured consent to use an outbuilding within the grounds of a residential property for holiday letting purposes. If you have a building that you consider might be suitable for such a use, please give Chris Garner a call to discuss on 01539 734365.

Kendal Housing Scheme Approved

December 20th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off on Kendal Housing Scheme Approved)

Members of South Lakeland District Council’s Planning Committee unanimously voted to approve planning permission for 30 dwellings at Kendal Parks, Kendal. The site, on the edge of the town, will provide a mix of two, three and four bedroomed properties. Garner Planning acted for Russell Armer in securing the approval.  

National Park local occupancy condition removed

September 5th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off on National Park local occupancy condition removed)

The Lake District National Park Authority have a long standing commitment to local occupancy conditions for all new dwellings and resist nearly all attempts to remove such conditions. In an unusual and exceptional circumstance LDNPA agreed to remove a local employment and main residence condition from a planning permission for two dwellings granted in the … Read more

New dwelling in the open countryside

August 9th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off on New dwelling in the open countryside)

Garner Planning has secured planning for the conversion of a building to a new dwelling. In 2014 an appeal was dismissed because the Planning Inspector considered the location to be isolated. Garner Planning referred to a recent Court of Appeal decision and a change to both national and local planning policy since 2014 to argue … Read more