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Annual Projects Review
With the economic climate in 2012 proving to be very challenging the team of consultants at LPC (Trull) Ltd still managed to provide their diverse client base with a successful outcome on a wide range of projects. A sample of the years' highlights include:

Amenity Group Support

Successfully assisting a local community group objecting to sensitive proposals to refurbish a doctor’s surgery site at Madam’s Paddock, Chew Magna for 8 dwellings.  In view of the strength of objections raised the application was eventually withdrawn.

Appeal Victories

Representing South Gloucestershire Council to successfully defend an appeal against 80 dwellings at Stoke Gifford (Public Inquiry)

Lippards Store, Easton Compton – 3 dwellings and a shop

12 dwellings at Hyde Road, Swindon

Removal of joinery workshop to provide a new dwelling in Holt

Extension to terrace to provide a new dwelling at Bessemer Road, Swindon

Extension to a dwelling in Swindon

Certificates of Lawfulness (Existing Use)

8 industrial units at Siston

6 separate dwellings confirmed, 3 in Box, 1 in Swindon, 1 at Bradford on Avon and 1 at Seagry

5 agricultural occupancy conditions

Use of land as domestic garden (and subsequent utilisation of Permitted Development Rights)

Use of land as a scrap yard at Kingsdown Lane

Use of premises for a mixed fencing contractors business & agricultural use

Certificates of Lawfulness (Proposed)

Domestic outbuilding at Pilning

Single storey extension to a dwelling in Chelvey Bath, Brockley

The installation of 4 dormers and a single storey side extension on a dwelling in Dyrham

Garden outbuilding at Newpit Lane, Bitton

Domestic Schemes

Extension to a dwelling in the Green Belt at Winsley

Comprehensive refurbishment and extension of a dwelling in a sensitive location at Charlcombe Lane, Bath

Alterations to the grounds of a substantial listed building to create a new access through Green Belt land, construct a lake and retain a stable block

Comprehensive refurbishment, together with a large side extension, of a dwelling in Wrington (that is situated within a Registered Historic Park)

Gypsy Cases

Planning permission obtained for 4 new Gypsy pitches at Frampton Farm, Sutton Benger

Support to a community group in Compton Dundon, Somerset to enable an Officer overturn at a Planning Committee, whereby permission was refused for a gypsy plot.

Attendance at a Hearing representing local residents objecting to a proposal for 12 permanent and 2 transit pitches

Attendance at a Hearing representing a community group objecting to a proposal for a gypsy pitch in a sensitive location at Bonvilston, Cardiff

Heritage Schemes

Permission granted for the installation of 33 solar pv panels, 2 solar thermal panels and 6 boreholes for a ground source heat pump on a Grade II* listed Church in Larkhall, Bath

Preparation of a Planning Statement to accompany a historically sensitive scheme to completely refurbish The Corridor Shopping Arcade in the centre of Bath

Local Plan Promotion

Land at East Swindon.  Representation led to 17.45ha of land being included for residential purposes in the Pre – Inquiry Draft Core Strategy for Swindon

New Housing Schemes

14 housing in Easton, Bristol

5 prestigious new detached dwellings at Lansdown, Bath

14 dwellings at Broad Lane, Yate

124 houses, 50 sheltered units, Care Homes and Extra Care Apartments at Tetbury Industrial Estate

20 four bedroom houses at Westrop, Highworth

14 new dwellings at Cheltenham Street, Bath

11 houses at Dores Court, Swindon

11 dwellings at Herbert Street, Bristol

Two separate schemes of 5 houses in Purton

One very individual country house near Andover and one large replacement dwelling, Nr Lydiard Millicent

Six houses in Devizes

Sensitive infill scheme for a single dwelling in Radstock

Two dwellings at Lickhill Road, Calne

Replacement of former stable / commercial buildings at Lambridge, Bath with substantial new dwelling

Replacement dwelling following at Tallywacker Farm following the issue of a Certificate of Lawfulness for a single dwelling

New agricultural dwelling at Haresfield Farm Staunton St Quinton

New dwelling at Bowden Hill, Chilcompton

Replacement dwelling at Shoscombe, Bath

New dwelling in Almondsbury


One of our Consultants (Tony Doyle) was featured in the second episode of "The Planners" television program presenting to the Planning Committee of Stroud District Council regarding a housing scheme in Minchinhampton

Renewable Energy Schemes

Two permission obtained for a 50kw solar generating schemes at Lodge Farm, Tortworth and Woodend Farm, Cromhall

2 No 20m wind turbines in the AONB at Culmhead, Nr Taunton

Installation for a 10KW solar voltaic installation at Lower Hook Farm, Swindon

Rural Schemes

Conversion of barns to residential units and employment use at Foxhole Farm, Pilning

Conversion of grain store into a dwelling at Beacon Farm, Frampton Mansell

Conversion of listed barns into two holiday units at Moreton in Marsh

Increase in permitted events at Weddings / Function venue, Stone Barn, Aldsworth

Conversion of former officer’s mess building near Colerne to a new dwelling

Conversion of kennels at Cricklade to provide 2 new dwellings

Attractive barn conversion at Bucklands Barn, Ozleworth

Part conversion and new build to provide a village shop and associated dwelling at Sutton Benger

Conversion and extension of existing building at Lucknam Park to create a Cookery School

Change of use from B1 to a residential property at Manor Farm, Thornhill

Provision of a tourist unit in Chipping Campden

Conversion of stable to a dwelling at Plumb Down, Nr Radstock

Provision of tennis court in the Green Belt at Ashley

Urban Schemes

Avon Crescent, Bristol – permission obtained for conversion into a restaurant and two flats

Permission obtained for a sensitive scheme in Clifton, Bristol to convert an A1 use into a mixed A1 / A3 use

Conversion of an outbuilding to create a separate dwelling at Batheaston, Bath

Change of use from A2 to a mixed A3 / A5 use at Regent Street, Bristol

Comprehensive refurbishment and extension to a historic office complex in Yate, to create attractive office accommodation, with a large new modern extension

Waste Management Schemes

Redevelopment of transfer site to include up-to-date reclamation facilities at Marsh Gate, Swindon (including a successful challenge to the Secretary of State of the Council’s Environmental Statement Screening Opinion)


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