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Neighbourhood Planning News – July Issue Out Now!

The latest issue of our Neighbourhood Planning News magazine is out now. In July’s issue you can read about: The need to make sure you get the process right What is going on in Oundle, Bristol and the South Downs New resources to support neighbourhood planning Protecting your local heritage Paying for your neighbourhood plan Download July’s edition of Neighbourhood Planning News or subscribe. To find out more about how we can help you with neighbourhood planning call: 01282 872570. 

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Urban Design and Heritage in Pennine Lancashire

The Kirkwells Team has direct experience of producing a wide range of planning documents to complement and expand on existing Local Plan Policies.  To find out more read on, or call 01282 872570.  Our work includes: design guides; development briefs; regeneration strategies and other supplementary planning documents; and   the production of Heritage Appraisals.  Heritage Appraisals are documents which explore how the historic evolution of areas has shaped their present day character and distinctive qualities.   The Heritage Appraisals were undertaken to ensure that future regeneration proposals for each area are informed by a sound understanding of the heritage importance of the area and have proper regard for their historic character and local distinctiveness. The Appraisals showed how seemingly normal, mundane … Continue reading

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Weavers Triangle: Heritage-led Regeneration

Sandygate forms the historic core of the Weavers Triangle.  The Weavers Triangle is the heart of the Canalside Conservation Area in Burnley and includes an impressive sequence of mills, weaving sheds and canal related features. The Kirkwells team produced a Development Guide for the area in 2010, to coincide with the launch of the official OJEU notice for the procurement of a developer partner for the area. In order to assist in the interpretation and implementation for future development and in recognition that proposals for the area are likely to come forward through a number of separate planning applications, the Sandygate area was divided into 10 smaller sites within the development guide. Within each area the Design Guide identified the existing … Continue reading

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Shake-Up for Heritage Consents

Whilst the name Enterprise & Regulatory Reform Bill may not seem planning related, there are significant changes to the existing heritage planning system included within it. Read on for our summary of the proposed changes, if you have a planning issue with a Listed Building or Conservation Area call Claire on 01282 872570 to find out how we can help you. The Bill was presented to Parliament on 23rd May 2012, with its second reading debate scheduled for 11th June 2012 and it will be one to watch. The proposed changes include Merging conservation area consent back into the planning system.  This will mean that only one application will be required to be submitted where proposals involve the demolition of an … Continue reading

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