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

Big PV News – Lyn Jones has joined

October 9, 2015By Julie LamingBusiness News

We are so excited that Lyn Jones has joined Planning Ventures as a Director. Having worked together at CSJ Planning as Associates Directors for a number of years we have joined forces again to continue to develop and build upon Planning Venture’s strong start as a creative and resourceful freelance planning consultancy, based in the … Read More

Planning permission secured for Nisbets PLC for the remodelling of St. Brendan’s Warehouse

September 15, 2015By Julie LamingApplications, Business News, Commercial, Design, Projects

Planning Ventures has secured full planning permission for the partial demolition and remodelling of St Brendan’s Warehouse, one of Nisbet PLCs three warehouses in Avonmouth. Prior to the submission of the planning application the design team went through a pre app process with Bristol City Council to determine the acceptability of the proposal, the design … Read More

It’s our FIRST Anniversary!

May 29, 2015By Julie LamingBusiness News

It’s time to celebrate, let’s crack open the pink fizz and eat cake – Planning Ventures is celebrating its FIRST anniversary! It’s been a year of excitement and adventure working on new schemes and working with old clients, colleagues and friends and meeting new ones. This last year has seen schemes to upgrade and expand a client’s … Read More

Copenhagen: European Green Capital of Cool

December 19, 2014By Julie LamingDesign

Having just recently spent a long weekend in Copenhagen: the current European Green Capital: the Scandi Capital of Cool, admiring the urbane, calm and effortless style of the Danes, I thought I would share some of my favourite images. Some pretty obvious, some a little eclectic and some downright deceptive. If you like some of … Read More

Appointment to Bristol’s Conservation Advisory Panel

November 28, 2014By Julie LamingBusiness News, Heritage

  I have recently joined Bristol’s Conservation Advisory Panel, representing the Bristol Neighbourhood Planning Network.  As one of my passions is old buildings, our heritage and the need to develop exciting, innovative and modern ways of taking listed buildings and conservation areas forward this seemed like a great fit. Whilst not a ‘conservation’ expert by … Read More