Busy Start to the Year!

January 23rd, 2013

The end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 have been a busy period. A planning application on behalf of the RNLI was lodged to North Somerset District Council just before Christmas, and you can see how the application progresses by going to the North Somerset planning website, and loading the reference number 13/P/0028/F. (

This is for a new lifeboat station and launch ramp, and follows at least two years of consultation, deliberation and trial runs. The due date for a decision is 22nd March, so watch this space!

We are also pressing forward with many other projects, small and large; for Residential, Educational and Office schemes, including a dental surgery and childrens nursery

Application Fee Increases!

November 21st, 2012

Planning application fees in England are increasing by 15% from Thursday 22nd November.

The planning fee increase was determined by the Department for Communities and Local Government and was communicated to English local planning authorities last week.

For more information you can visit the Planning Portal, at

St AldhelmsPlanning Permission

November 14th, 2012

After several months of careful negotiation, and following over 18 months of preliminary studies and alternative designs, we are very pleased to announce that in conjunction with Tanner & Tilley ( we have successfully been granted planning permission for a development of 36 apartments on land at the junction of St Aldhelms Rd and Poole Road. Look at the Poole planning website, under application reference APP/12/00025/F for full details, or of course feel free to contact us or view on the website.

11 Steps Required Before Building Works Can Start

October 5th, 2012

We often get asked a number of times about how long various parts of the process take from concept to build, so we thought we would list a few of the most common frequently asked questions here:

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