an integrated planning-led design consultancy

Boughton Butler as lead or sole consultant

Local Plan representations and allocations: Warwick District: 40 dwellings on edge of green-belt village; Malvern Hills District: 35 units outside settlement but within AONB. Business Park for employment use 30,000m2 B1/B2/B8 Major developed site to be excluded from Worcestershire green belt

Major development in open or designated countryside: Oxfordshire (District deficient in housing land supply) 24 new build houses on grade 3 land (phase 2 35 units pending). Warwick District: approval for care village (90 units) on brownfield land in green belt location. Pembrokeshire National Park: demolition of hotel and replacement with 26 houses and apartments.

Appeals and Certificates of lawfulness: Applications under sections 191 and 192 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, Appeals under section 78 by Written Representation, Hearing or Inquiry. Appeals under Section 195.

Permitted development: submissions for prior approval, enforcement appeals and advice as to the provisions of the general permitted development order.

Overarching development advice to support estates restructuring in public and private sectors: Police custody reorganisation, disposal strategy with planning permissions.

Renewable energy applications (photo-voltaic and biogas): Permissions for several installations on-farm and retro-fit.

Retail, Commercial and Leisure: Wyre Forest: partial demolition of listed building and redevelopment for retail/mixed use Coventry: conversion of listed (II*) building to pub-restaurant use Durham: conversion of listed (II*) university property to pub-restaurant use

Brownfield land redevelopment: Malvern Hills District: Conversion of public house and 4 new-build dwellings. Bexley: 239 apartments in six blocks on former scrapyard with Thames frontage. Wychavon District: obtaining consent for redevelopment of Town centre property as care home

Individual dwellings in open or designated countryside: Malvern Hills District: 300m2 eco-house as replacement dwelling; conversion of redundant Chapel in prominent AONB hillside location to house and annex; conversion of redundant school premises to residential use in AONB; new build dwellings in category 3 settlements; conversion of redundant agricultural buildings to residential use; Forest of Dean: Dwelling with agricultural use condition. Wychavon: Three detached dwellings in village conservation area. Worcester City: Conversion of public house and extension as mixed use development in conservation area.

Heritage/regeneration/planning gain: Stourport on Severn: reconstruction of infilled canal basin in historic town. Significant decontamination costs, re-introduction of heritage elements (Canal Bridge) and waterway leisure use funded by waterside development at density. Lead consultant Boughton Butler. Worcester city: conversion of redundant listed buildings to residential use. Royal Worcester: site appraisal and masterplanning for regeneration Worcester: Albion Mill - regeneration of disused industrial premises as residential and new-build with increased height justified by heritage research. Donegal - Irish Republic: Knockalla Fort: listed building consent for conversion of Napoleonic era fortifications with Martello Tower as second home.

Expert witnessing: Listed Building Act prosecutions by District Council on 43 alleged offences of harm to listed building and failure to comply with conditions during conversion of redundant farm buildings - Evidence of resulted in prosecutions being consolidated into single offence on one issue with limited fine.