HOW TO: PV’s Pre-Application Pointers

March 5, 2018By Lyn JonesApplications, Blog, How To

If you have a major or contentious proposal, you’re very likely to save time and resources in the long run if you submit a pre-application enquiry or ‘pre-app’. It can be based on the minimum of design work but enables you to engage early with a Local Planning Authority and stakeholders to establish their position … Read More

2017 at a Glance

January 1, 2018By Julie LamingBlog, Business News, Consultation, Policy, Projects, Update

Happy New Year from Planning Ventures. We hope your festive break was as restful, manic, joyous or rejuvenating as you might have anticipated! To kick off 2018, we thought we’d take a quick look back over some of the key changes that took effect in the planning system over the past year, before musing on … Read More

Know Your Setting

October 18, 2017By Lyn JonesApplications, Heritage

Here at Planning Ventures, as well as sitting on Bristol’s Conservation Advisory Panel, we find ourselves increasingly involved in development projects with a heritage element. Be it Conservation Areas, listed buildings or sites with high archaeological potential, heritage assets are all around us and can often make for challenging but rewarding schemes. To keep up … Read More

Christmas Sparkle

December 9, 2016By Julie LamingDesign

It’s that time of year again, you know the most wonderful time of the year. So it’s time to get out the Christmas jumpers, pop open the pink fizz and smother those mince pies in brandy butter.   Our final blog post of 2016 focuses on a bespoke Christmas design that we have commissioned from … Read More