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/

Parc Ceirw, Cwmrhydyceirw Public Consultation Event

Parc Ceirw, Cwmrhydyceirw, Swansea Local residents are invited to attend a public consultation event on the above scheme in order to review the development proposals at the site to date and provide feedback ahead of the submission of further planning applications relating to a Community Hub Building and the creation of public open space. The …

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Planning Permission Gained for Retention of Holiday Lets Despite Previous Refusal

GJP have successfully gained planning permission for the retention of a number of holiday lets in rural Ceredigion, despite a number of previously refused applications at the site. The proposals sought permission for the retention of two timber cabins to be used as tourist accommodation, which were situated outside of the settlement boundaries as defined …

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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 Affordable Dwellings in Llandough

GJP have successfully secured Planning Permission for 40 affordable dwellings at Leckwith Road, Llandough on behalf of Jehu Group and Hafod Housing Association. The resolution to grant Planning Permission was given at The Vale Council’s Planning Committee on the 26th of March after Officers had recommended approval for the scheme. The proposals will help to …

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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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PAC & Consultation Event Update

Demolition of the existing building on site and construction of residential development comprising 40 affordable apartments, 3 no. retail units, associated parking, landscaping and ancillary works. Land North of Rhodfa Fadog, Morriston  Further to the Pre-Application Consultation (PAC) process which commenced on 26th October 2018, local residents are invited to attend a public consultation event …

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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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PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED AT APPEAL FOR 20 AFFORDABLE DWELLINGS IN LAMPETER

GJP has secured Planning Permission for a 20 affordable dwelling development in Lampeter for Hacer Developments Ltd, after an appeal was allowed by the Planning Inspectorate on 2nd October 2018. GJP acted as the Planning Consultant for the original planning application which was presented to the Ceredigion County Council Planning Committee Meeting on 11th April …

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DELEGATED APPROVAL FOR EXTENSION TO COMMERCIAL UNIT

GJP have recently gained planning permission (through delegated approval) for the extension of the existing Euro Commercials Mercedes-Benz unit in Newport. The proposal sought consent for a two bay extension of the existing workshop unit, as well as the erection of associated signage. As such, a separate application for advertisement consent was submitted, which was …

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Removal Of Restrictive Covenant Allows The Development Of 44 Homes

In January 2017 Rhonnda Cynon Taf County Borough Council granted permission for the redevelopment of Aberdare Girls School to provide 26 no. flats and 18 no. new build houses. However, the site was subject to a restrictive covenant which prevented the property and land from being used for anything other than a school or recreation …

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Committee Approval for 361-bed Student Accommodation in Cardiff

GJP secured committee approval for the construction of a new student accommodation scheme for 361 bedrooms in Cardiff. The application was considered to be a high quality scheme, which represented an enhancement on a previously approved scheme on the site with a similar footprint and scale of development for circa 200 beds. The proposal will …

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Double Success for 3G Sports Pitch and Floodlighting at Bolton School

Following committee approval for a 3G Sports Pitch including floodlighting at Bolton School, Bolton, GJP successfully appealed the removal of two conditions attached to the permission. The two conditions we appealed related to a temporary 12-month permission and noise levels. The inspector allowed the appeal and deleted the two conditions from the decision notice. Importantly, …

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