Anaerobic digestion plants approved

Three anaerobic digestion plants approved We are pleased to report that we have secured planning permission for three micro anaerobic digestion plants in December 2016, two in Cheshire and one in Shropshire.  It was confirmed [...]

Straw based pig finishing unit approved

Agricultural buildings and a temporary agricultural workers dwelling approved We are pleased to report that planning permission for two large agricultural buildings for the rearing of pigs and an associated agricultural workers dwelling was unanimously approved [...]

Certificate of lawful use confirms residential curtilage

The question as to whether part of your garden or grounds are within the residential curtilage of your property or just simply garden, within the domestic use of your property at first hand can appear [...]

£1.5 million expansion of Evegate Business Park approved

We are delighted to report that an application for a £1.5 million expansion of Evegate business park has been approved.  Wharfe Rural Planning Consultants were appointed by the Evegate Partnership to prepare a market led [...]

Hat-trick of agricultural buildings

We are pleased to report this week we have a secured a hat trick of agricultural buildings including a grain store, cubicle shed and silage clamp. Every building and planning application poses a unique set [...]

Forestry wins but what is the definition of forestry in planning law?

We are pleased to report that we have secured planning permission for Caddis Forestry to expand their innovative business at a new site in the Green Belt.  Wharfe Rural Planning Consultants have helped Caddis Foresty [...]

Success for Cheshire Show

Planning approval for a new access way on to the Cheshire Show ground Planning approval for a new access way on to the Cheshire Show ground has improved visitors’ experience.  The Cheshire Show is one [...]

Temporary agricultural workers dwelling in the Green Belt

New dwellings in the green belt are very rarely allowed however there is a specific exception for occupational dwellings but even these are subject to very rigorous tests by the local planning authority.  We are [...]

Free range egg farm in the Green Belt

New livestock enterprises in the countryside are often contentious and the free range egg farm at Lower Peover was a classic example of local opposition.  A 252 signatory petition, newspaper articles, signs and door to [...]