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Council Urges Developers Engagement on Affordable Housing 08-Jun-2011

Bournemouth Council has recently urged Developers and those affected to have their say on the Affordable Housing Contributions. The Council’s Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document has been prepared and is now the subject of a period of public consultation. The purpose of the Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) is to provide greater detail on Policy AH1 in the Council&rsqu..


New Home in Christchurch 24-May-2011

Tanner & Tilley Town Planners working for their longstanding client Caleb Development have secured a planning permission on Somerford Road in Christchurch to sever a plot and erect a two storey detached 3 bedroom house. The street scene in this road is made up mostly of former Council houses built in the 50’s and 60’s. The site is formed form the rear garden and garage of an e..


Roger Tilley Scoops Top Prize 23-May-2011

The winners of this year’s Dorset Business Women Awards were finally unveiled at a gala awards ceremony at Bournemouth’s Langtry Manor Hotel. The awards now in their second year saw a surprising twist with an award for Best Employer that can be won by a man and sponsored by the Coast FM. The Winner Roger Tilley from Tanner & Tilley Town Planners was delighted to receive h..


Not Garden Grabbing! 19-May-2011

The owners of a property in the New Forest National Park have been given a Certificate of Lawfulness for use of land within their curtilage as a garden. En-Route North Ripley had been the subject of enforcement notice. The family bought the house in Bransgore in 2006 and were renting part of an adjoining area as garden area and had supporting documentation to prove that this was the case wit..


Joint Seminar Greeted with Enthusiasm 18-May-2011

Local Town Planning experts Tanner & Tilley and Frettens Solicitors are holding a joint seminar at the Kings Hotel Christchurch on June 23rd 2011 between 4.30pm and 7.00pm The seminar aims to examine the latest position on the Government’s proposals to introduce ‘localism’ into planning decision making. The idea of the seminar is to see how this will affect developers, ..


Little Pines Nursery Gets More Little Feet 17-May-2011

Little Pines Day Nursery has been granted a variation of condition planning permission to increase the number of children from 18 to 25. This is a temporary permission for one year which will be reapplied for at the end of the period. Little Pines is privately owned and opened in 2000. Owner Pam Amey commented that this permission means that ” all of the children on our waiting list wi..


Luxury Homes Approved 07-May-2011

Poole Borough Council has approved a development proposal at 11 Westminster Road Canford Cliffs Poole to replace one family dwelling with two two storey luxury houses. The approval follows on from a dismissed appeal for three houses on the site, which was then carefully reworked to a two property proposal. Tanner & Tilley working with David James Architects overcame tree issues and demons..


Minister Expects Planners to Say “Yes” 06-May-2011

On 23rd March 2011 the Minister of State for Decentralisation issued a statement to Local Authorities with the clear message that to get the economy moving and create jobs, “…the answer to development and growth should wherever possible be ‘yes’, except where this would compromise the key sustainable development principles set out in national planning policy.” ..


Call for More Engagement with the Public 06-May-2011

As part of the Coalition Government’s proposed changes to the planning system and the move towards ‘Localism’, developers are expected to become increasingly involved in pre-application consultation with local communities. When submitting planning applications, Local Planning Authorities will require applicants to show what steps they have taken to consult with neighbouring ..


New Pontoon For Christchurch Development 03-May-2011

Tanner & Tilley working for their client Avon Wharf in Christchurch are pleased with an approval of a pontoon mooring facility at Avon Wharf, Christchurch. The pontoon will be a floating system held in place by four supports to be installed in the river bed. The facility will provide moorings for up to sixteen boats and will be for the use of residents of Avon Wharf. The decision follows..



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