Planning permission has been granted on appeal for a new dwelling at Warnford within the National Park. This is an interesting case as the application was refused by Winchester city council under MTRA3 the infill policy. However, during the course of the appeal, the new National Park Local Plan was adopted and Warnford has no settlement policy boundary and there is no infill policy. The council’s stance was that without a settlement policy boundary no new dwellings will be permitted….
In December 2018 Neil March was appointed a Director of the Practice in succession to Ian Ellis who stepped down to the role of Associate Director. Neil has been with the Practice for four years and has joined Andy Partridge and Ian Donohue in owning and managing the business. Ian remains working at the Practice but, after 44 years in Planning, it was time to hand over his Director reins and concentrate on client work for the next two years.