Planning

Planning approval for Blackrock UK Property Fund

We are pleased to see that our client Blackrock UK Property Fund has received planning consent for a change of use for its existing industrial units at Park Royal in west London.

The site had been developed in the late 1970’s as 16 individual industrial units with ancillary office space.  Over time, 14 of the 16 units were combined to form a single factory unit that operated as a bakery, providing a range of viennoiserie, American-style muffins and specialty breads that were supplied to a large number of supermarket chains and other retailers across the UK.

For the change of use application, TPA provided a Transport Statement that focused on anticipated parking demand in relation to the requirements of the London Plan and LB Brent parking standards.

The site received planning consent in October 2019 for a change of use to a flexible combination of B1c (Light Industrial), B2 (General Industrial), or B8 (warehousing/distribution) with ancillary office space.   The refurbished development will include electric vehicle charging points and cycle parking facilities.

By |October 16th, 2019|Company news, Planning|0 Comments|

Planning Approval in Hayes

TPA’s Oxford office along with DP9 Ltd, Spratley & Partners and Workman have supported Columbia Threadneedle to obtain planning permission in Hayes for the conversion an office building to a residential scheme. Members of the London Borough of Hillingdon’s Major Application Committee resolved to grant planning permission on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

The proposals will convert the office building, which comprises 5,350m2 of office space spread over seven floors, to provide 157 residential flats. As part of the scheme a total of 170 cycle parking spaces and 135 car parking spaces will be provided for future residents.

As well as ensuring access to the site was suitable for all forms of vehicles, we completed a detailed analysis of travel demand and traffic movements, demonstrating that the proposals would provide a net benefit to the local highway network. The implementation of a Travel Plan and financial contributions were agreed for works to improve the safety and convenience with which occupiers of the site can walk or cycle to Hayes and Harlington Station Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) station.

If you have any questions about the scheme please contact Damian Ford.

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    TPA’s Oxford office help secure planning permission for 183 dwellings in Seaford

TPA’s Oxford office help secure planning permission for 183 dwellings in Seaford

 

TPA’s Oxford office, along with Pegasus Group, have successfully supported JAYNIC Properties Limited in securing planning permission for the redevelopment of the former Newlands School in Seaford to provide a residential scheme consisting of 183 residential units, which will be a mix of houses and apartments, as well as sports pitches along with associated changing and parking facilities. Working closely with East Sussex County Council to overcome local highway concerns enabled the application to be fully supported by the Highways Officer and the highway solution was highlighted by Head of Planning as a positive.

By |September 8th, 2017|Company news, Planning|0 Comments|

58 Residential Units Approved at Gasworks Lane, Bristol

Bristol City Council unanimously agreed at a committee meeting to approve a residential lead scheme to provide 58 flats on the West side of Gasworks Lane and the South side of Anchor Road in Bristol.

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The project also comprised the conservation, restoration and reuse of three Grade II listed buildings/structures: Purifier House, the Former Engine House, and the Gateway and Boundary Wall to Gasworks Lane, all of which remain from the original Gasworks on the site.

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TPA prepared a Transport Assessment and a Framework Travel Plan to support the planning application submission. Significant post-application negotiations were held with highway officers at Bristol City Council to resolve highways and transport issues raised with respect to the location of the site access, as well as the proposed car parking provision and off-site public realm and pedestrian improvements.

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    Planning Consent Granted for 10 Residential Dwellings and commercial unit at The Plough and Windmill Public House, Bedminster, Bristol

Planning Consent Granted for 10 Residential Dwellings and commercial unit at The Plough and Windmill Public House, Bedminster, Bristol

Bristol City Council granted planning permission on 09 March 2017 for the proposed development of the former Plough and Windmill Public House, Bedminster, Bristol.

The team delivered a detailed Transport Statement in support of the development with particular emphasis devoted to ensuring that the car parking and servicing arrangement could be delivered with no detriment to highway safety.

Highways and transport were considered key constraints, and TPA worked to demonstrate that the proposed car parking provision, servicing arrangements and net traffic impact would be appropriate for the new development and that the transport planning obligations could be avoided. There were ultimately no highway objections to the scheme.

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    Planning Consent Granted for 14 Residential Dwellings at The New Inn Public House, Bulkington

Planning Consent Granted for 14 Residential Dwellings at The New Inn Public House, Bulkington

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council’s Planning Committee meeting and site visit held on Tuesday 10th January 2017 resolved to grant planning permission for a proposed development of the former New Inn Public house, Rugby Road, Bulkington.

The team delivered a detailed Transport Statement in support of the development with particular emphasis devoted to ensuring that the car parking and access arrangement could be delivered with no detriment to highway safety.

Highways and transport were considered key constraints, and TPA worked to demonstrate that the proposed junction spacing, net traffic impact and car parking provision would be appropriate for the new development. There were ultimately no highway objections to the scheme.

By |January 20th, 2017|Planning|0 Comments|
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    Planning Consent Granted for Phase IV of Paintworks, Bristol

Planning Consent Granted for Phase IV of Paintworks, Bristol

Bristol City Council’s Planning Committee meeting held on Wednesday 21st December 2016 resolved to grant planning permission for Phase IV of redevelopment at Paintworks.

Phase IV includes up to 1,769sqm employment floor space (Use Class B1, A1 and A3), 92 residential dwellings and associated car parking and landscaping.

TPA provided support throughout the application process, working alongside ESHA Architects and CSJ Planning consultants. Our scope of work encompassed the development of a detailed Transport Statement and Travel Plan, as well as providing transportation advice and support throughout the planning process and negotiation relating to levels of car parking and off-site highway works.

By |January 20th, 2017|Planning|0 Comments|

Bristol City Centre Redevelopment

TPA is proud to have supported Rengen (Cumberland) Ltd in securing planning permission for the redevelopment of a vacant office building to a mixed use scheme, comprising student accommodation and a fitness gym at basement level. The scheme proposed 86 student beds arranged in 19 cluster flats. No car parking provision was proposed.

The scheme is located in Bristol City Centre within the central Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ). A Residents Parking Scheme (RPS) also in operation on local roads in the area restricts residents of student halls from obtaining a resident’s parking permit.

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TPA was brought in further to highway officers initially objecting to the scheme and successfully negotiated various matters, further to the provision of a Transport Statement, Travel Plan with Travel Information Pack, Delivery Management Plan and a Traffic Management Plan which set out how the arrival and departure of students at the beginning and end of each term would be managed. Off-site improvements initially sought by highway officers were negotiated out.

 

By |November 28th, 2016|Company news, Planning|0 Comments|
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    Planning consent granted for dwellings at Wolvershill Road, Banwell

Planning consent granted for dwellings at Wolvershill Road, Banwell

TPA’s Bristol office is proud to have assisted Strongvox Homes in obtaining outline planning consent for 44 dwellings at Wolvershill Road, Banwell.  TPA prepared a Transport Statement demonstrating the accessibility of the site and that the increase in traffic would be immaterial.

TPA also prepared a Non-Motorised User Audit to confirm appropriateness of existing pedestrian infrastructure to accommodate pedestrian movements from the proposed development. The Local Highway Authority had no objections to the application further to detailed negotiations and subject to implementation of a Travel Plan and off-site mitigation to the existing pedestrian network in Banwell.
 

By |November 21st, 2016|Company news, Planning|0 Comments|
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    Planning permission granted for new office development “The Anvil” within the Bristol Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone

Planning permission granted for new office development “The Anvil” within the Bristol Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone

linkcity/ Buoygues UK has been granted outline planning consent for “The Anvil”, a 9,800sqm office development including a new public space located in the Bristol Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone.

TPA provided support throughout the application process, working alongside architects HKR and planning consultants Origin3. Our scope encompassed the development of a Transport Assessment and Travel Plan, as well as negotiation of an agreed highway mitigation package and associated s278 agreement, securing significant cost savings.

Link to the Bristol City Council consent (Ref 16/01122/P).

 

By |October 6th, 2016|Company news, Planning|0 Comments|