Four Bedroom House With Challenging Planning Application
Our client approached us nearly a year ago when exploring several self-build routes. They went on to look at German manufacturers as well as oak framing companies.
Having got some clarification of the sort of house they wanted and developed their understanding of costs and construction options, they appointed us to develop their design with them and process the planning application.
The house itself has four bedrooms. The master bedroom has an ensuite and dressing area. The guest room has an ensuite and there is a further family bathroom. The ground floor has an open plan kitchen, living and dining area with separate children’s playroom, study and utility rooms. You can see the floor plans for this project at the top of this page.
After a short process of finessing their ideas and enhancing the scheme, a planning application has now been submitted. Like many of the sites and planning applications we deal with this one isn’t entirely straight forward, falling within a Conservation Area and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Additionally, the site is in a residential area with several houses overlooking it. One of the key planning issues was to prove that the house doesn’t impede the right to light of the neighbours. In the pictures above you’ll see how we used a digital cone on the planning drawings to demonstrate that planning policy has been complied with.
This project is currently in the construction phase and will be completed in Winter 2019.