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131 Gainsborough Avenue

131 Gainsborough Avenue

First steps in this case were to conduct a detailed analysis of the decision and the Policy quoted in it, in this case this was Policy 9 (Local Environment) and Policy 20 (Design) of the Oldham Joint Development...

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139 Lakey Lane

139 Lakey Lane

The refusal by Birmingham Council was on the basis that the proposed extension did not comply with the 45° Code for House Extensions and would lead to a loss of outlook and light to 141 Lakey Lane....

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15 Walsingham Avenue

15 Walsingham Avenue

Using the Councils reason for refusal as the basis for the Appeal Statement we were able to discredit their assessment for a number of reasons. First and foremost, there was not a significant loss of light...

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19 East Ridge View

19 East Ridge View

Whilst the Council did not appear to be concerned with the alterations at ground floor, our first task was to demonstrate these changes did not actually require planning permission. To do this, we referred...

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34 Kestrel Avenue

34 Kestrel Avenue

The reason for refusal in this case has no basis in planning policy and is purely subjective. It was therefore our job to put forward a strong argument to refute this opinion. The Council’s adopted...

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58 Moore Avenue

58 Moore Avenue

Bradford Council refused permission for a two storey rear/side extension claiming the side extension would result in a terracing effect and the staggered alignment to the front relates unsatisfactorily...

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6 Cadeby Road

6 Cadeby Road

This was something of an unexpected victory. Having been refused as the Council believed it would appear incongruent and dominating in this location and cause detrimental harm to the character and appearance...

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6 Cock Hill Lane

6 Cock Hill Lane

Had this been a new access point to the property then there would have been some validity to the Councils decision. However, this was a betterment to an existing access point and this is the argument we...

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60 Moorside Road

60 Moorside Road

Bradford Council refused the application stating that it would harm the visual amenity of the local environment, due to a terracing effect caused by the failure to retain a satisfactory gap to the boundary...

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8 Moorland Crescent

8 Moorland Crescent

This particular case shows how infuriating the planning system can be at times. Extending the original plans by just 0.8m clearly has no more impact than the extension that the Council had already said...

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Manor Barn

Manor Barn

In this case our focus was on stressing how the proposed change would remove aspects of the building that would be considered harmful to the Conservation Area and these would be replaced by elements more...

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The Gables, Welwyn Avenue

The Gables, Welwyn Avenue

Due to an application for the construction of the garage having been already approved, we were able to use the prior permission as a fallback position. A fallback position is used to outline the difference...

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