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More Children for Emma’s Day Nursery 05-Jul-2011

Emma’s 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. Emma’s Day Nursery aims to provide an individually tailored pre-school learning experience for children aged between two and five. The nursery is in the s..


We Must Plan For Older People 04-Jul-2011

The Dilnot report has raised the issue of how to care for older people but with our population aging and living longer, planning policy has also begun to recognise the importance of planning for the growing numbers of older people (1). This progress must be maintained and guidance strengthened in the forthcoming National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), says the Retirement Housing Group (RHG..


Developers Turn Out for “Localism” Seminar 28-Jun-2011

Local Town Planning experts Tanner & Tilley and Frettens Solicitors held a joint seminar at the Kings Hotel Christchurch on 23rd June which was attended by around 100 Architects and Local developers. The seminar aimed to examine the latest position on the Government’s proposals to introduce ‘localism’ into planning decision making. The idea of the seminar was to see how ..


Review of Use Class Order 16-Jun-2011

Tanner & Tilley Town Planning Consultants have been invited by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to participate in a review of the Town & Country Planning Use Classes Order. John Montgomery joined a round table session of planning and legal professionals and representatives of amenity groups and the development industry to discuss changes to the legislation. ..


Providence Projects Boost 15-Jun-2011

Tanner & Tilley, Town Planning Consultants,have recently helped secure an approval for a change of use of a Providence Projects care provision site, changing the use from a House in Multiple Occupancy to a C2 Care Use. This means that the clients attending the centre will now have a resident carer in attendance for some or all of the time. Providence Projects is a not for profit organisa..


Another Accolade for Tanner & Tilley 13-Jun-2011

Bournemouth based Town Planners Tanner & Tilley are delighted to have been finalists in the category of Property Consultant of the year at the National Health Investor Awards held at the Grosvenor Hotel in London this month. They were up against national and international competition against the likes of King Sturge, Knight Frank, and Jones Long La Salle with the award finally going to Cyril S..


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..



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