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Elevated Rural Site Granted Full Planning Permission for 5 Glamping Pods

Thu 21 March 2019

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for the erection of 5 glamping pods at an elevated rural near Presteigne. Read More

New Partner Joins McCartneys LLP

Thu 7 March 2019

McCartneys LLP is delighted to announce the promotion of Geraint Jones BSc (Hons) MRICS to a Partner within the firm, principally based out of Kington and Welshpool Read More

Extension Granted Planning Approval to a Rural Residential Dwelling

Fri 22 February 2019

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval for the erection of a first floor rear extension to a small welsh cottage. Read More

Extensions and Alterations Granted Planning Approval to Provide Annex Accommodation to a Rural Dwelling

Mon 18 February 2019

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval for the erection of a ground and first floor rear extension Read More

Another Busy and Successful Year for McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey Department

Fri 21 December 2018

2018 has been another busy year for the Planning and Survey department at McCartneys, and a highly successful one again too.  A year which has seen the submission of 72 planning applications to 10 different local planning authorities, spanning the whole of Wales through to the Midlands and even beyond. Read More

Site Has Been Granted Full Planning Permission for an Agricultural Building

Thu 13 December 2018

McCartneys Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning permission for the erection of an agricultural building for storage of equipment and fodder. Read More

Traditional Barn Complex Successfully Converted into a Two Dwellings

Wed 28 November 2018

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for the change of use of the traditional barn complex into a two residential dwellings on the English/Welsh borders on behalf of private clients. Read More

How Long Does a Building Survey Actually Take?

Wed 21 November 2018

When it comes to buying a new home, it is advised to have a building survey to help highlight any serious problems and advise you of specific risks before you commit to the purchase. McCartneys Planning and Survey Department undertake two of the three types of RICS surveys, the Homebuyers Survey and Valuation, and the Full Building Survey. It is often a surprise to both home owners and purchasers how long we will actually spend at the property undertaking the survey. Read More

Site Granted Outline Planning Permission for 3 Dwellings on an Infill Plot

Thu 20 September 2018

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained outline planning approval for the erection of 3 dwelling on an infill plot in a town location. Read More

Site Granted Full Planning Permission for an Agricultural Building to Cover Existing Muck Store

Wed 5 September 2018

McCartneys Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning permission for the erection of an agricultural building to cover an existing muck store and further develop and provide extra needed capacity on a local farm. Read More

Site Granted Full Planning Permission for a Grain Storage Building

Mon 20 August 2018

McCartneys Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning permission for the erection of a new grain storage building to further develop and provide extra needed capacity on a local farm. Read More

Site Granted Full Planning Permission for an Agricultural Building

Mon 13 August 2018

McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning permission for the erection of an agricultural building to further develop and provide extra needed capacity on a local farm. Read More

Site Granted Reserved Matters Planning Permission for an Agricultural Workers Dwelling

Thu 14 June 2018

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained reserved matters planning approval Read More

Woodland Site Granted Full Planning Permission for 4 Log Cabins

Wed 2 May 2018

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for the erection of 4 log cabins in woodland near to Builth Wells.  Read More

Powys County Council Local Development Plan Has Now Replaced the Unitary Development Plan but What Does It Mean?

Fri 27 April 2018

As of the 17th April 2018, Powys County Council now has a new Local Development Plan or LDP for short. The LDP has replaced the Unitary Development Plan (UDP) and covers the period from 2011-2026. Read More

Extension Granted Planning Approval to Residential Dwelling

Wed 4 April 2018

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval for the erection of a single storey extension to a rural village cottage. The extension provides a large kitchen diner together with a utility room to the cottage. Read More

Site Granted Full Planning Permission for Residential Development

Wed 4 April 2018

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for the erection of 5 dwellings which includes 1 affordable dwelling. Read More

Full Planning Permission Granted for Replacement Dwelling

Tue 27 March 2018

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning permission for the replacement of an existing rural cottage. Read More

What a Transformation!

Fri 23 March 2018

Sometimes a small addition can provide all the extra space that you need. A small rear sunroom added to a converted barn in North Shropshire. Read More

Farmyard Redevelopment Scheme Granted Full Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent

Fri 23 March 2018

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval and listed building consent for the redevelopment of a farmyard to the South East of Worcester. Read More

Changes to Permitted Development Rights for Agricultural Buildings

Mon 12 March 2018

New legislation due to come into effect on the 6th April 2018 will relax the permitted development rights for agricultural buildings and increase the range of potential development opportunities. Read More

Planning permission gained to convert a Grade II listed barn into 4 dwellings

Mon 12 March 2018

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval, and listed building consent for the change of use of a traditional part brick, part timber barn into four dwellings. Read More

Planning permission gained to convert a Grade II listed outbuilding into a Podiatry Clinic

Wed 14 February 2018

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval and listed building consent for the change of use of an old pigsty into a podiatry clinic on the outskirts of Worcester on behalf of private clients. Read More

Busy and successful year for McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey Department

Wed 27 December 2017

A busy year for the planning and survey department at McCartneys in 2017, and a highly successful one to.  A year which has seen the submission of 69 planning applications to 11 different local planning authorities, ranging from the Welsh Coast to the Midlands, down to South Wales. Read More

‘An upturn in demand for house surveys for the surveying department'

Mon 9 March 2015

Following a slow winter and start to the new year due to the slowing housing market and the bad weather, McCartneys Planning and Surveying Department has been pleased to see a rise in the number of enquires received for both Homebuyers and Building Surveys. Read More

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