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

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

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

The Planning Ventures Good Egg Awards 2014

April 22, 2014By Julie LamingBusiness News, Consultants

So it’s Easter and in a chocolate filled haze spent in the architectural splendour of Edinburgh some thought was given to half a dozen egg-ceptionally designed schemes that Planning Ventures could award an inaugural Good Egg prize for 2014.  This years egg-cellent schemes have focused on Bristol, but who knows where next year’s Planning Ventures … Read More

RTPIAmbassador appointment

March 20, 2014By Julie LamingBusiness News

I’ve been appointed as one of 100 Ambassadors to lead the RTPI 2014 Centenary project the Future Planners Initiative. This initiative is one of the RTPIs flagship projects for its centenary year.  Its purpose is to engage with students at schools throughout the UK and Ireland in order to introduce them to the exciting, challenging … Read More