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Land Off Rover Way, Cardiff

GJP have recently secured outline planning permission for the erection of a 9.5 MW Biomass Power Plant and 130,000 sq ft of low to zero carbon industrial floor space at Land off Rover Way, Cardiff. The permission includes full permission for the creation of a new access from Rover Way and includes permission for the removal of over one million tonnes of overburden and the remediation of Automated Shredded Residue within the land, which is the remanence from the historic industrial operations at the site.

 

It was considered by Members of Planning Committee that the proposed development would provide significant environmental benefits from the remediation of the site and the provision of renewable energy to serve the local area. In addition, the development would provide sustainable low to zero carbon industrial units to support and enhance the economy of Cardiff. The development would also include the significant enhancement of the Wales Coastal Path, which would be upgraded and re-routed through the application site.

 

Glasfryn Rd., St Davids

GJP recently secured a resolution to grant at PCNP’s Development Management Committee in June 2018 for a residential led scheme including a hotel. The scheme included 32 shared ownership and market dwellings, 38 affordable housing along with a 63-bed Premier Inn hotel.   In terms of the housing element, it was considered that the proposal… >>

Land Off Cowbridge Rd., St Athan

GJP have recently secured committee approval for a residential strategic site in St Athan, Vale of Glamorgan. The resolution to grant planning permission for the residential development of Land off Cowbridge Road, St Athan for up to 253 residential units, a strategic access, open space and provision for a new cycleway / footway connection to… >>

New Members Of The Team

We are pleased to welcome two new members to our team here at GJP. Ben Phillips has joined as a Senior Planner. We also welcome Euan Sexton who has joined us as a Graduate Planner having recently graduated from Cardiff University. >>

Garden Village, Swansea – Committee Success

GJP have recently secured committee approval for a resolution to grant outline planning permission for 750 homes, a new primary school and associated retail / office units in Garden Village, Swansea. The resolution to grant planning permission was unanimously approved my Committee Members, and received great support for the overall masterplanning and design ethos proposed.” >>

Dual committee success at Swansea – Christopher Rise, Pontlliw and The Dingle, Caswell

GJP have recently secured committee approval for two schemes in Swansea, South Wales. These include the resolution to grant planning permission for the residential development of Land off Christopher Rise for 11 dwellings, including 2 affordable dwellings.   In addition, Committee members resolved to approve a full planning application which sought permission for the construction… >>

Promotion News

GJP are delighted to announce that Zoe Williams has been promoted to a Senior Planner. Zoe, who joined the team as a Planner in July 2015, has gained further experience and knowledge in spatial planning during her time at the company. Zoe is continuing to work towards her full RTPI membership after securing her Associate… >>

Sponsorship of Cardiff University School of Geography and Planning Football Club

GJP are pleased to announce that they are the official sponsors of the Cardiff University School of Geography and Planning Football Club. The team is a student run club who field two teams in the IMG football leagues against approximately 26 other student teams. As well as competing against other students, they also play a… >>

Land at Abbey Road, Ewenny – Enabling Development of Ewenny Priory

GJP secured Outline and Reserved Matters consent for the erection of five detached dwellings, access arrangements, landscaping and associated works. The application was submitted as an ‘enabling development’ to facilitate the restoration of the Ewenny Priory. The site also lies within a green wedge.   >>

Success for Vale of Glamorgan Affordable Homes Scheme at Committee

GJP has secured consent for a scheme of 11 affordable homes on behalf of the Vale of Glamorgan Council. The application was granted permission at Planning Committee on the 6th July 2017. The scheme provides seven, two storey dwellings and four bungalows on an area of land allocated for housing within the Vale’s recently adopted… >>

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.  >>

Appeal Success for Student Scheme at SA1, Swansea

GJP secured planning permission for a 500 student bed scheme at Plot A1, Kings Road, Swansea Waterfront. The appeal was allowed and permission granted by The Planning Inspectorate on 29th June 2017. The case constructed by GJP included a consideration of the appropriateness of the scale, form and design of the building, the level of… >>

Consent Approved

GJP have secured Reserved Matters consent at a site off Abbey Road, Ewenny. The scheme comprises five detached dwellings which were approved at Outline in April 2016. The Reserved Matters application granted approval for all matters which were reserved, namely access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale. >>

RTPI Chartered Town Planner

Jack Pugsley, an employee at Geraint John Planning, has become a Chartered Town Planner, the ultimate qualification for the profession awarded exclusively by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). >>

RTPI Membership

We are pleased to announce that Zoe Williams has recently become an Associate member of the RTPI. Zoe, who graduated from Cardiff University with a degree in Law, submitted her application for Associate membership after completing the necessary three years experience in spatial planning. Zoe will now begin to work towards the next step of… >>

Barn Conversion to Dwelling and Holiday Let Appeal Success

GJP secured planning permission for the conversion of a series of barns in the Vale of Glamorgan countryside to  residential and holiday let use. The appeal focussed on the relative accessibility and sustainability of the site and the benefit of renovating and re-using of fine traditional stone buildings. Both factors were found to weigh in… >>

Student Accommodation Scheme Approved in Gloucester City Centre

GJP secured committee approval for the construction of a new student accommodation scheme for 295 bedrooms, including student flats, studio flats and town houses in Gloucester city centre. The application, set within a Conservation Area and on top of a scheduled ancient monument >>

Dual committee success at Bridgend – Former Ogmore Social Club and Cefn Cribwr

GJP have recently secured committee approval for two schemes in Bridgend, South Wales. These include the resolution to grant planning permission for the re-development of a vacant and derelict site to provide a mixed-use development, which will provide 18, 100% affordable housing units and 2 retail units. >>

Committee Success in Coventry

GJP secured the renewal of an outline consent for the redevelopment of a vacant Evening Telegraph site in Coventry city centre. The approved application comprised >>