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Redefining the term ‘isolated homes in the countryside’

Redefining the term ‘isolated homes in the countryside' The Court of Appeal has granted permission to the Council to appeal a recent planning appeal regarding the meaning of ‘isolated homes in the countryside’ - Braintree DC v SSCLG [2017] EWHC 2743 (Admin). Paragraph 55 of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012) (NPPF) [...]

Permission secured for Longines Global Champions Tour, Royal Hospital Chelsea

Permission secured for Longines Global Champions Tour, Royal Hospital Chelsea We are delighted to announce that we have been granted planning permission for the annual Longines Global Champions Tour to take place on the South Grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.  Global Champions Tour showcases the world’s top show-jumpers and highlights the world’s most [...]

Brownfield – the Housing Crisis Solved?

Brownfield - the Housing Crisis Solved? Dominic Lawson Bespoke Planning is part of the Gracechurch Group which has just published a report called “Brownfield - the Housing Crisis Solved?". The Gracechurch Group report shows that brownfield land cannot be the only solution to the housing crisis, based on a review of evidence from the [...]

New legislation enacted to allow planning applications

New legislation enacted to allow planning applications In July 2017, new legislation was enacted to allow planning applications for housing developments of more than 100 residential units and over 200 student bed spaces to be made directly to An Bord Pleanála - Strategic Housing Development (SHD). To deal with such SHD applications, An Bord Pleanála [...]

Decision on Dublin’s tallest building imminent

Decision on Dublin’s tallest building imminent Dublin City Council refused planning permission for Tara House, a 22-storey tower comprising 10,361 sq m of offices, a hotel of 110 bedrooms and roof-top restaurant as well as upgrade works to the adjacent Tara Street rail station back in July 2017.  The refusal came despite the fact [...]

Construction of Dublin’s North Runway to continue

Construction of Dublin’s North Runway to continue This week, the High Court in Dublin threw out three challenges to the construction of a new 3,110m long runway located to the north of the existing runway at Dublin Airport. The €320 million project allows the Dublin Airport Authority to complete the construction of the North Runway [...]

Ireland represents a very significant investment opportunity for investors

Ireland represents a very significant investment opportunity for investors   According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), in the year to June, residential property prices in Ireland rose by 11.6%, with the average market price paid by households nationwide for a dwelling was €258,544, or €401,890 in Dublin. Davy Stockbrokers, attributes the gains to the [...]

Spitalfields Works granted planning consent

Spitalfields Works granted planning consent Dominic Lawson Bespoke Planning is delighted to announce that, after a protracted planning process, the London Borough of Tower Hamlets has granted planning consent for an exciting and innovative new development in Spitalfields.  Spitalfields Works, a development of our client Architekton, will transform a dilapidated part of Toynbee [...]