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Sworders Successfully Obtain Planning for Replacement Dwelling in Epping

Sworders have obtained planning permission for a replacement dwelling in Epping.  The final design saw two stages of planning application, firstly an increase to the height from a bungalow to one and a half storey, then a subsequent application obtained consent for a large rear extension and a further increase to both the eves …

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Sworders Received Consent for New Stable Building

Sworders received consent for a new stable building on land adjacent the applicants house in Welhat.  This proceeded a lengthy planning history, which had caused other buildings at the site to be removed as part of a replacement dwelling application. (June 2018)

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Sworders Secure Planning Permission from Breckland District Council to Remove a Restrictive Planning Condition Imposed for Conversion

Sworders have been successful in securing planning permission under Section 73 of the Planning Act from Breckland District Council, to remove a restrictive planning condition imposed on a residential planning permission for the conversion of a listed building into five flats.  The condition required the permanent closure of the sites vehicular access.  By providing …

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Sworders Obtain Planning Permission for 15 New Dwellings in East Herts on Agricultural Land

Sworders have obtain planning permission for the erection of 15 new dwellings in East Herts on agricultural land, following some lengthy S106 negotiations.  The site received a resolution to grant a number of months ago but has now finally received formal consent. (June 2018)

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Sworders Gain Planning Permission on Appeal for the Retention of a Bungalow to be Demolished

Sworders have received planning permission on appeal for the retention of a bungalow which was to be demolished as part of an earlier replacement dwelling permission.  The permission was granted on appeal after Uttlesford District Council refused permission citing impact upon the countryside and non-compliance with the earlier planning permission, which required the building …

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Sworders Secure Prior Approval Under Class Q to Convert an Existing Utilitarian Farm Building into Two Dwellings

Sworders have successfully secured Prior Approval under Class Q of the General Permitted Development Order from South Norfolk District Council to convert an existing utilitarian farm building into two dwellings, despite initial resistance from the Council. (June 2018)

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Sworders Won an Appeal for Barn Conversion Into Residential Single Dwelling

Sworders successfully won an appeal for a barn conversion into residential single dwelling.  The Council refused it at  Committee on sustainability grounds, citing it was an inappropriate development in the countryside.  The Inspector agreed with the case put forward by Sworders and allowed an Appeal, thus overturning the Council’s decision.

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Sworders Secured Permission for Large Extension to Barn which had Originally Received Consent Under Class Q Permitted Development Rights

Sworders successfully secured permission for a large extension to a barn which had originally received consent under Class Q Permitted Development Rights.  The extension added approximately 80 square metres to the footprint of the building and provided much more generous accommodation.  In the process of securing the permission for the extension, it also provided a …

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Sworders Secured Planning Consent for Replacement Dwelling in the Green Belt

Sworders has secured planning consent for a replacement dwelling in Epping Forest District.  The permission allows for the existing bungalow to be replaced with a dwelling with accommodation over two floors in the Green Belt.  The application followed a certificate of lawful development application which demonstrated how the existing bungalow could be enlarged under …

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Sworders Secured Planning for Large Dwelling in Countryside Protection Zone, Uttlesford District

Sworders successfully secured planning consent for a dilapidated bungalow to be replaced by a larger replacement dwelling in the Countryside Protection Zone in Uttlesford District.  The new dwelling provides accommodation over two floors, providing a much larger dwelling than the original run-down bungalow. 13/04/18

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