The building had mainly been used for the keeping of horses and as such the Class Q PDR route was not an option. However Wiltshire Council, like many councils, has a policy that still allows for the conversion of buildings in a countryside location to residential use. It is however a tricky policy to use and the planning submission has to be carefully considered and presented. We were therefore very pleased when the permission was granted under delegated powers.
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RCC was brought on board by PKA Architects when they were approached by a developer proposing a mixed use development on a vacant site in Devizes town centre. The site accommodated a single storey clinic building and car park but historically there would have been a building on the main road frontage