Projects Granted Planning Consent

Below are just some of the recent Schemes and Planning Consents for which the Directors of Lambe Planning and Design have been responsible. Many of these schemes involved complex and diverse issues which required overcoming – many being successfully gained where previous agents or clients have previously had refusals.

  • New reception building, sales office, maintenance building and store – full planning approval granted following a planning refusal previously obtained by another agent, planning consent granted by the Planning Committee against an officer recommendation of Refusal – Lake District. Approved - April 2013.

  • New entrance feature and signage for a 500 pitch Holiday Park in North Wales. Approved – March 2013.

  • Case won – Detailed Case and Representations prepared for the Planning Inspectorate in relation to an Appeal for an Intensive Poultry Unit for 39,850 chickens and Manure Store adjacent to a Holiday Park in Cumbria. Case Won and Appeal Dismissed – February 2013.

  • New Touring Caravan Park, boat storage area, additional Holiday Home pitches, new facilities building, all year round Holiday Season and winter storage for touring caravans – Wales. Approved - February 2013.

  • Planning Consent for a new on Park Amenity Building, 3 Camping Pods and re-siting 6 Touring Units, North Wales – Approved February 2013.

  • Planning Consent for a Holiday Park Manager’s Residential Lodge Accommodation located on the Cornish Coast adjacent to a very sensitive dune system ecological site - Approved December 2012.

  • Planning Consent for 30 Seasonal Touring Caravans on a Holiday Park within the North York Moors National Park - Approved November 2012.

  • Change of Use Planning Application for the Display and Sale of Caravans & Motorhomes for a Commercial Retail Site adjacent to the A1 at Scotch Corner - Approved October 2012.

  • A Masterplan Planning Application for a Holiday Park located within the North York Moors National Park for :-
    • 1). Re-siting of 5 static holiday caravans to give improvements in layout and landscaping
    • 2). Re-layout of the existing Touring Field to give improvements in layout and landscaping for 98 Touring Units.
    • 3). Construction of a new “feature entrance” to the holiday park.
    • 4). Replacement Maritime Design Feature adjacent to Reception. Approved Autumn 2012.

  • Extension of Holiday Season for all year round holiday use on a group of 4 Parks in Lancashire. Approved – Autumn 2012.

  • CLU Application for a North Wales Holiday Park for :-
    • 1). the siting of up to 40 Tents
    • 2). 4 Seasonal Touring Caravans and
    • 3). The use of an area for the Siting of 20 Touring Caravans with very complex issues involving the preparation of 35 Statements / Declarations / Affidavits and other supporting Evidence – Approved Autumn 2012.

  • Change of Use Planning Application in Lancashire for a new Holiday Park on a sensitive Green Field site for a large Tenting Field, 25 Touring Units and 6 Holiday Lodges – Approved Autumn 2012.

  • New Maritime Design Feature Entrance & Signs for a Holiday Park in Cornwall - Approved 2012.

  • New Large Main Entrance Signs for a Holiday Park in Suffolk - Approved 2012.

  • Additional Holiday Homes in lieu of seasonal touring pitches and a new Feature Entrance for a Holiday Park in North Wales - Approved 2012.

  • Planning Consent for 13 additional Touring Units within Flood Zone C2, North Wales – Approved.

  • Major extension to a Holiday Park in the Lake District for 64 new Holiday Home pitches (219 pitches in total) adjacent to a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), River and lying within Flood Zone 3. Approved.

  • 28 Hectare (70 acre) extension to a Holiday Park in the Cotswolds, trebling the size of the Planning Unit (a total of 430 pitches) together with a new ecologically sustainable golf course, sustainable irrigation system, golf putting green, nature trails and fishing lakes with 100 new Holiday Home pitches. Approved.

  • Planning Consent for 30 additional Static Holiday Homes, North Wales – Approved.

  • Extension to an existing Holiday Park for additional touring caravan pitches, tent camping pitches, winter storage, and managerial accommodation for Park Warden (57 pitches in total). Approved – North Wales.

  • Planning Consent for 11 additional Touring Unit Pitches, and Amenity Building, North Wales – Approved.

  • Major “Greenfield” extension to an existing holiday park in Herefordshire for an additional 35 “lodge” style Holiday Homes (a total of 309 Holiday Home pitches with fishing lakes) plus new leisure facilities to include: Golf practice range, golf putting green, new ecologically sustainable golf course with irrigation ponds and wildflower margins, golf maintenance shed and golf club house (restaurant and function rooms) within an existing complex which includes 16th Century stone and oak timbered Grade II Listed buildings. Approved - Herefordshire.

  • Consent Granted for the reconstruction of a WW2 Building, Approved against The Parish Council Recommendation of Refusal and significant local Objections, Stratford upon Avon – Approved.

  • Planning Consent for new signs and flag poles at 4 sites (3 Holiday Parks and a Head Office) North Wales – Approved.

  • Planning Application for 14 additional Holiday Homes, and a new highway Feature Entrance, North Wales – Approved.

  • Replacement of Touring pitches with Holiday Lodge pitches (17 lodges and managerial accommodation) adjacent to a Country Pub together with all year round Holiday season. Approved – North York Moors.

  • New ‘greenfield’ Eco-Holiday Park for 26 Lodges together with all year round Holiday season, adjacent to a Grade I Listed Jacobean Mansion. Approved - Yorkshire.

  • Planning Application to triple the size of a Touring Park in the Peak District for a site located within the Green Belt which was Recommended for Refusal – APPROVED.

  • Large Reception and Central Facilities Building for a Holiday Park on Anglesey – which was Recommended for Refusal – APPROVED.

  • Consent for a 12 a month Season for Holiday Accommodation – for an extremely sensitive site located within Flood Zone 3 in Somerset - Approved.

  • New Holiday Park (30 “lodge” style Holiday Homes and residential managerial accommodation) adjacent to a Country Pub and restaurant. Approved - Sussex.

  • Replacement of all Touring Caravan and all existing Holiday Caravan pitches with residential Park Home pitches and extension of Planning Unit onto Greenfield land for 6 additional pitches. Approved - Lancashire.

  • Planning Consent doubling the size and capacity of a Touring Park for 40 Pitches in North Wales. The Site is located within a designated Special Landscape Area and involved extensive negotiations with the Planning Authority and external consultees - Approved.

  • MasterPlan Scheme - Planning Consent granted effectively doubling the size of an existing Static Caravan / Lodge Park for 60 units and Managerial / Warden’s Accommodation - located in a highly sensitive woodland valley in Devon, involving extensive negotiations with the County Arboriculturalist, Ecologist and Environment Agency. The scheme necessitated a Flood Risk Assessment, Ecological / Habitat Survey and Arboricultural Survey. Permission Granted.

  • A successful Planning Appeal for a residential unit for managerial accommodation on an existing Holiday Park. Approved - Yorkshire Dales.

  • New Central facilities building incorporating new golf club house, indoor swimming pool, hot tubs, restaurant, fitness suite, conservatory coffee bar, reception and sales offices for a 500 pitch Holiday Park. Approved - Cornwall.

  • Planning Appeal won on a major Holiday Park in Lancashire for a very large tree house within an area classified as Parkland within the local development plan and contrary to Policy. Appeal Won / Allowed.

  • Masterplan application including extension of area for the re-development of an existing holiday park for 74 Holiday Lodges (including replacing all touring unit pitches with holiday lodges), new feature entrance, together with extension of Holiday Season. Approved – National Park, Wales.

  • A Masterplan Scheme – effectively doubling the size of an existing Static Caravan Park in Somerset into adjacent agricultural land for 44 twin unit holiday lodges and restructuring of the existing Park. Located within Flood Zone 3, involving extensive negotiation with the Environment Agency, Highways, Planning Department and other Consultees. Subsequently referred to GOSW (Government Office for the South West) by the LPA due to the sensitivity of the site and creation of a precedent. Approved.

  • A Certificate of Lawfulness application to neutralise an agricultural occupancy restriction on a farmhouse in Herefordshire - Approved.

  • A CLU (Certificate of Lawfulness) planning application regularising the use of Land for the annual use of 1,012 tents in the Peak District. This application also encompassed expanding the boundaries of the existing Park - bringing into the Planning Unit additional agricultural land to form part of the Park. Approved.

  • Masterplan proposal for a Holiday Park adjacent to an award winning marina, extension of area, re-layout (130 pitches in total), new entrance feature, managerial accommodation, new central facilities building incorporating indoor swimming pool, fitness suite, restaurant, reception, sales offices, games room and new children’s recreation area. Approved - Wales.

  • Planning Consent for 33 no. Touring Unit Pitches located in an exceptionally Environmentally Sensitive Site – classed as Dune Heath. Involving extensive detailed negotiations with the County Ecologist and LPA. Approved.

  • Planning Consent on Agricultural Land for a Tourist / Recreation Facility allied to Farm Diversification involving the creation of 4 Lakes for a Fishery / Fishing enterprise in Lincolnshire. Approved.

  • “Masterplan” for the phased upgrading of a Holiday Park to include 15 additional Holiday Home pitches, extensions onto ‘green-field’ areas of the Park (total 112 Holiday Home pitches and a residential Park Home), sales display area, boat storage area, extended holiday season. New Central Facilities building with indoor swimming pool, sauna, fitness suite, reception and sales office. Approved – Isle of Anglesey.

  • Extensions to the length of holiday season for a group of 9 Holiday Parks. Approved - Wales.

  • “Masterplan” for the upgrading of an existing Holiday Park including 35 additional Holiday Homes and 1 residential Park Home (120 Holiday Home pitches in total). Approved – South Wales.

  • Extension into woodland for 35 holiday lodges on an existing Holiday Park. Approved – Mid Wales.

  • Planning Appeal against two Conditions the LPA wished to impose for two extremely restrictive Holiday Occupancy Conditions on a Holiday Lodge and Static Caravan Park - Appeal Won / Allowed.

  • Application for re-alignment of a Holiday Lodge Park road and re-location of Lodges within an AONB and Flood Zone – Approved.

  • “Masterplan” for the phased upgrading of a 240 pitch Holiday Park including 38 additional Holiday Home pitches adjacent to a Blue Flag Award beach and Nature Reserve. Approved - Wales.

  • Masterplan for the re-layout of an existing 140 pitch Holiday Park, together with replacement of 35 touring caravan pitches with 16 twin unit Holiday Homes. Approved - Devon.

  • Masterplan for the upgrading of an existing Holiday Park including the replacement of 30 Tents and 15 Touring Caravans with a total of 27 Lodge style Holiday Homes. Approved – Cornwall.

  • Masterplan application for the amalgamation of two holiday parks, the replacement of all Touring Caravan with Holiday Home pitches (53 pitches). Approved - Wales.

  • Planning Consent for a Sewage Treatment Plant within Flood-Plain and an AONB – Approved.

  • Planning Application to replace 6 touring caravans with 5 static caravans and two twin unit holiday Lodges in North Wales. The Park has a Scheduled Ancient Monument located within it and adjoins the Anglesey Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) – Approved.

  • A CLU (Certificate of Lawfulness) planning application regularising the use of 6 Touring Unit Pitches as forming part of a Park on Anglesey. This application also encompassed expanding the boundaries of the existing Park - bringing into the Planning Unit additional areas together with “Regularising” the use of two additional “static caravan pitches” previously used and occupied by Seasonal Touring Caravans – Approved.

  • A Masterplan Scheme on a large 12,500 acre Sporting Estate in Northumberland gaining Planning Consent for 106 Lodges and Static Caravans - effectively doubling the area of the Park onto a green-field site in the AONB. The site was in a riverside location and within Flood-Plain. This Necessitated a Flood Risk Assessment, Extended Phase 1 Protected Species Habitat Survey and Environmental Impact Assessment Screening. Two SSSI’s were also immediately adjacent to the site. The scheme was totally against policy, but recommended for approval as a Departure from the Development Plan. The scheme was unanimously approved by the Planning Committee and due to its delicate location and “Departure Status” subsequently referred to the Government Office for the North East for Approval - Approved

  • New Holiday Park on a greenfield site for 175 pitches (Holiday Homes and Touring Units) plus 30 new Lodges (205 pitches in total). Approved - Northamptonshire.