Any development proposed in an AONB is always more difficult and in this instance the topography of the site made things more complicated. The slope on the land meant that a significant amount of excavation or 'cut and fill' was required and as such we had to present a strong planning and visual impact case to support the proposal. we were delighted when permission was granted under delegated powers.
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RCC were requested to provide planning consultancy services to create a brand new livery yard on a ‘greenfield’ site where there were no existing buildings or structures. The client had bought the site knowing it had previously been subject to the refusal of a planning application for a nine-hole golf course and driving range with the subsequent planning appeal also being dismissed.