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Chandlers Farm

Chandlers Farm


This proposal related to an old farm yard site near the centre of the attractive village of All Cannings. It consisted of two pleasant traditional brick buildings and other more modern utilitarian buildings. A historic planning application to convert the traditional buildings to dwellings and build a further new dwelling had previously been refused and subsequently dismissed on appeal.

RCC were asked to look at the options afresh having regard to the current local and national planning policy situation. We felt a strong case could now be made for the proposed conversions and the new build dwelling. An architect was appointed to undertake the necessary design work and an ecologist brought on board to undertake surveys and provide reports concerning protected species.



The comprehensive planning submission was made, which carefully addressed all the necessary issues. The application was successful and approved within the council’s normal timescales. Photographs of the existing buildings and extracts of the proposed drawings are shown.

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Josh Tetley, Cirencester

Following a long neighbourly dispute about the use of our garden outbuilding we engaged Richard to apply for formal permission to use the building as a holiday let. Richard and his assistant Rachel drew up a detailed planning statement and followed through the application process and resulting queries in a thoroughly balanced and professional manner. The outcome was positive and I have already recommended RCC to others.

Philippa Gunthorp & Andy Few, Devizes

We retained the services of RCC Town Planning Consultancy to assist us in preparing and submitting a retrospective planning application to change the windows and a couple of other issues in a building that although not listed, apparently fell in the curtilage of neighbouring listed buildings.

The team are highly experienced and produce a professional, complete planning statement leaving absolutely nothing to be challenged. We dealt primarily with Vicky who kept on top of any comments posted, supplying responses where necessary and keeping us informed at every step. 

We had a positive outcome on our first application and  would definitely use Richard and his excellent team again. We would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone requiring planning assistance.

Siggi Marchetti and David Taylor, Hampshire

We are very grateful for your efficient and very professional service to steer our planning application to a successful outcome. Considering that it was far from a straightforward case it proceeded to a satisfactory conclusion without any holdups. 

This was entirely due to your comprehensive build of the case and the detail and foresight in covering all angles. Needless to say we would recommend RCC Town Planning to anyone without any hesitation.

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