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Approval Gained for Listed Building and Advertisement Consent at 112 St Mary Street

GJP have successfully secured Listed Building and Advertisement Consent for various internal and external works at 112 St Mary Street, in Cardiff City Centre. The Grade II Listed building comprises a previous 19th Century Bank with significant historical features including its elaborate stucco frontage. It is located within the St Mary Street Conservation Area, and …

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Double Committee Success for Childrens Care Home and Replacement Leekes Store

GJP are delighted to announce the recent approval of two separate planning applications at RCTCBC committee. The first approval was for the change of use of a residential property into a children’s care home for ages 11-17. The proposal will provide a home for children in need of care, and will offer much needed support …

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Delegated approval for conversion of barns to holiday lets

GJP have successfully secured Planning Permission for the conversion of existing barns and agricultural buildings in the rural Vale of Glamorgan to provide 4 holiday lets and associated works. The scheme at Siop Newydd in Monknash was designed in conjunction with Spring Design and was commended for retaining the rural character of the barn, whilst …

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Delegated approval for 11 new dwellings at St Clare’s Convent, Porthcawl

GJP have successfully obtained Reserved Matters approval, through a delegated approval, for the construction of 11 detached new build dwellings and conversion of the existing prayer centre building to a single dwelling at St Clare’s Convent, Porthcawl. The development will provide bespoke and executive family homes of an exemplar architectural design to compliment and is …

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Approval Gained for Conversion of Old Pump House

GJP secured full planning permission in June 2019 for the redevelopment of the existing vacant reservoir building in Herefordshire, to create a new residential dwelling. The proposal will bring the building back into beneficial use through the retention of the existing pump house building, with a modern glazed extension added. The use of additional glazing …

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Recruitment Opportunities

Due to continued repeat business we are actively looking for additional recruits – preferably with a few years’ experience, and who are looking to progress in order to resource our ever growing business and workload. Please see our recruitment page for further details: https://geraintjohnplanning.co.uk/recruitment-6/

Delegated Approval for Industrial Units in Cardiff

GJP have successfully obtained planning permission, through delegated approval, for four trade counter units and two retail units, with associated vehicular access and parking at Fairfield Industrial Estate, Cardiff. The development will provide some smaller start up-up units at the estate, diversifying the current offering, and attracting a wider range of operators. The proposed retail …

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Planning Committee Approval for 16 Affordable Dwellings in Llansamlet

GJP have been successful in securing Planning Permission for 16 affordable dwellings at Lon Brynawel, Llansamlet on behalf of Morganstone Ltd and Pobl Group, after a resolution to Grant Planning Permission was given at Swansea Council’s Planning Committee this week. The proposals include the development of 8 pairs of semi-detached dwellings which will provide much …

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Double Committee Success for Student Accommodation in Hereford and Sports Facilities in Keighley

GJP are pleased to announce the approval of two separate planning applications at committee today. The first approval was for a hybrid application in Hereford City Centre, including detailed proposals for a student accommodation scheme, and outline proposals for a standalone commercial element. The student scheme comprised of 178 bedrooms, and included hard and soft …

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Committee Success for Contemporary Replacement Dwelling in Cyncoed

GJP are pleased to announce that committee approval was recently secured for a contemporary, carbon-neutral replacement dwelling in Cyncoed, Cardiff. The new three-storey dwelling, which also includes a swimming pool and pool house, incorporates numerous sustainable features, including PV panels and a part sedum roof. The proposals will allow the construction of an high-quality, innovative …

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Planning Permission & Listed Building Consent – Church Farm Barns, Monknash

GJP are pleased to announce that Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent have been granted for the change of use and conversion of a series Grade II listed barns in Monknash, Vale of Glamorgan. The proposals allow for the renovation of the barns, bringing them back into a beneficial use which are a focal point …

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Agricultural Occupancy Condition Successfully Removed for a Private Landowner in Ceredigion

GJP successfully secured the removal of an agricultural occupancy condition and a planning obligation which prevented the severance of the land associated with the agricultural operation from the dwelling. We were able to demonstrate that the agricultural occupancy condition and planning obligation had been placed on the property in error from a Planning Permission dating …

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Approval Gained for 81 Dwellings in Steynton, Pembrokeshire

GJP recently obtained Planning Permission at Beaconing Field, Steynton for the erection of 81 residential dwellings, along with associated access, parking, open space and ancillary works. The proposed development consisted of a range of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom units, for a developer – L. Greggain and Co Ltd – who has won awards for …

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Planning Permission Secured at Grade I Listed School

GJP have recently gained planning permission (through delegated approval) for a synthetic turf pitch with associated lighting, fencing and pavilion in the grounds of Queen Mary’s School in Topcliffe, North Yorkshire. The purpose of the planning application was to establish a new all-weather field hockey complex for Queen Mary’s School, with day and night capacity. …

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Committee Success within The Greenbelt

GJP have secured approval for the construction of a synthetic turf pitch in a Green Belt for Fulbrook Middle School in Milton Keynes. The planning application was recommended for approval by Central Bedfordshire Planning Officers and received a positive resolution to grant by members at the Development Management Committee. In addition to the synthetic turf …

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Committee Success for Strategic Site in Swansea

GJP have secured approval after receiving a positive resolution by members at Swansea Planning Committee for Strategic Site D ‘Land West of Llangyfelach Road’. The scheme comprises an outline planning application up to 1950 no. dwellings, the creation of a link road, a local centre including a primary school and community facilities, public open space, …

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Committee Success for Mumbles Pier Application

GJP secured reserved matters approval for the redevelopment of land at Mumbles Headland and Foreshore / Coastal Strip, after receiving a unanimous vote for approval by Swansea Council Members on 6th November. The proposals included, among other elements, 69 hotel rooms, 26 apartments and retail, food and drink uses. In reaching a decision, the positive …

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Delegated Approval for Replacement Church Hall and Single Dwelling

GJP have obtained hybrid planning permission (through delegated approval) for detailed proposals for a replacement church hall and outline proposals for a new single dwelling to the west of the car park, at Christ Church Parish Church, Roath Park. The proposals will provide a much improved Church Hall for community use, as well as a …

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Committee Success for Phase 2 Student Accommodation

GJP secured unanimous committee approval for the Phase 2 construction of a student accommodation scheme for 186 bedrooms in Gloucester, following the previous approval of Phase 1 of the scheme, comprising 295 student bedrooms. The site is situated within a Conservation Area, and on top of a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The application was considered to …

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Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent Secured at Caer Wigau Isaf

GJP have secured planning permission and listed building consent for the alteration and extension of a Grade II Listed farmhouse in the Vale of Glamorgan, which is also a locally listed County Treasure.The proposals will allow the renovation and restoration of the Listed farmhouse, which was previously inhabitable due to significant damage. The Old Barn, …

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Committee success for 3 Detached Dwellings in Porthcawl

GJP secured approval for a 3 unit scheme in Newton, Porthcawl after receiving a unanimous vote for approval by Bridgend County Borough Council Members on 11th October. The proposal will see the development of an infill plot of land within the Newton Conservation Area, which was considered by Officers to compliment and enhance the Newton …

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New Members of the Team

We are pleased to welcome two new members to our team here at GJP. Jessica Jones has joined as an Associate Planner who will be leading up one of the Teams. We also welcome Holly Martin who has joined us as a Graduate Planner having recently graduated from Cardiff University. 

Albion Street, Manchester

GJP have submitted an Appeal against the provisions of conditions imposed by Manchester City Council on an advertisement permission. The conditions set a ‘non-standard’ time period for display, and furthermore requires the removal of the advertisements and any supporting structures on expiry of the permission.

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