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Defra consultation on agricultural tenancy reform

In his capacity as chairman of the RICS working party that produces the industry standard model tenancy agreements and grazing and cropping licences, and the RICS representative on TRIG (the tenancy...

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What is a detailed planning consent?

We all regularly make a distinction between a detailed planning consent and an outline planning consent and know what that means. An outline planning consent is a planning consent that is...

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Beware of restrictive planning conditions

“Farmers and landowners should check whether or not any planning conditions imposed by previous planning permissions may restrict the use of their property before preparing applications for the residential change of...

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Sub-division of dwellings

“Our article last month covered the amalgamation of dwellings. Here, we consider the sub-division of dwellings to create two or more separate dwellings out of a single dwelling, for which planning...

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Amalgamation of dwellings

“Unlike sub-division of dwellings to create two or more separate dwellings out of a single dwelling, for which planning permission is required, the Town and Country Planning Act is silent as...

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An alternative to Class Q

“We are receiving an increasing number of enquiries about whether a full planning application for the demolition of agricultural buildings and the construction of new build dwellings may be a better...

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Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

It is always pleasing when we see our professional expertise acknowledged by other professionals. We were therefore particularly pleased to come across a posting on a potential competitor firm’s website that...

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