Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (to your Planning Permission)

February 27, 2019By Julie LamingAdventures in Planning, How To

Hooray you’ve secured your planning permission; it’s in the bag, and the celebrations done and dusted. You’re building out the approved scheme but now, in the immortal words of the late, great David Bowie, you want to make some “Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes”. Whether big, small, complex or straightforward, you’ll need to formalise these because your development can … Read More

Small Sites, Big Challenges

May 6, 2018By Lyn JonesAdventures in Planning, Applications, Blog, Design, Projects, Regeneration, Residential, Rural

We’ve recently submitted some responses to the Local Plan Review for Bristol, which aims to deliver on 33,500 new homes across the city by 2035, by, amongst other things, promoting urban living, building more densely and higher to achieve the most efficient use of land, and encouraging more brownfield sites to come forward. It ties in consistently with … Read More

Christmas Sparkle

December 9, 2016By Julie LamingAdventures in Planning, Design

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

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

September 15, 2015By Julie LamingAdventures in Planning, Applications, 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 LamingAdventures in Planning, Business 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 LamingAdventures in Planning, Business 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