Housing Land Supply Calculation - Standard Methodology

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Paragraph 73 of the National Planning Policy Framework requires local planning authorities to identify and update annually a supply of specific delive...
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How are planning decisions are made?

At times the planning system can feel like something of a lottery, with seemingly arbitrary decisions being made on each planning application. However...
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Appeal Dismissed

PFK Land and Development recently represented Allerdale Borough Council at the appeal hearing for a proposed B & M retail store on the edge of Coc...
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Copeland Local Plan Issues and Options Consultation

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Copeland Borough Council have started work on their new Local Plan. The Issues and Options draft identifies the key issues that are facing Copeland an...
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RTPI Rural Update

Our team had a fantastic day on Thursday 5th September 2019 chairing and sponsoring the Royal Town Planning Institute North West and RTPI North East R...
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St Cuthbert's Garden Village - Consultation on Stage 2 Masterplan Framework

Carlisle City Council are consulting on their St Cuthbert's Garden Village Masterplan Framework Stage 2 Options Report between 2 September and 14 Octo...
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Submission of Lake District National Park Local Plan

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The Lake District National Park Authority have submitted their Local Plan to the Planning Inspectorate for Examination. The Local Plan is a set of pol...
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Gooseholme Bridge, Kendal - Approval Granted for Demolition

An application was submitted to Cumbria County Council for the demolition of Gooseholme Bridge in Kendal. The bridge is located to the eastern edge of...
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Exciting news…… PFK Planning are now PFK Land and Development.

PFK Land and Development offer integrated professional property services bringing together specialists from Land Agency, Estate Agency, Planning, Deve...
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Planning Approval Granted - Silloth

Working with our colleagues in PFK Land Agency we are pleased to have achieved outline planning permission for the erection of a farm workers dwelling...
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Extended Permitted Development Rights

Extended 'Permitted Development Rights' are due to come into force later this week,  the updated legislation will allow for greater flexibility for th...
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Approval Granted - Brampton Infant School

Full planning approval has been granted for the conversion of the former Brampton Infant School Lunch Hall to a residential dwelling. The scheme invol...
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Change of Use of Agricultural Buildings

Traditional agricultural buildings make an important contribution to the landscape character and local distinctiveness of Cumbria. The Planning team a...
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Appeal Allowed for Removal of Local Occupancy Condition in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

We are delighted to receive confirmation that our appeal against a local occupancy condition imposed on a barn conversion in the Yorkshire Dales Natio...
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Housing Delivery Test Results Published

The planning team at PFK have been taking a look at the first publication of the Housing Delivery Test and what this means for local planning authorit...
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Outline Planning Approval Granted - Cleator Moor

At the recent meeting of Copeland Borough Council's Planning Panel, outline planning approval was successfully obtained for a scheme of five executive...
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Detailed Planning Approval Granted in Scotby

We are delighted to have secured detailed planning approval for two single storey dwellings in Scotby.The application site was located to the rear of ...
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Winter Update - Planning Newsletter

It has been a busy year in the world of Planning and in the latter part of the year we have seen changes to key legislation, such as the National Plan...
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Planning Approval Granted in Appleby-in-Westmorland

Outline planning permission was sought for the demolition of a domestic garage and the erection of a new dwelling. The site is located in a residentia...
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Planning Approval Granted in Cotehill

Outline planning approval has been successfully secured for the demolition of Cotehill Methodist Church and the erection of a detached dwelling. This ...
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