News & Events

Proposed Changes Announced to Rural Planning System

10th March 2017

H&H Planning department welcomes a recently released response from the Government to a consultation carried out last year on a variety of planning matters including rural planning.


Fixing our Broken Housing Market

8th February 2017

The Government published its long awaited Housing White Paper this week.


Planning Permission Granted for Three Houses

7th February 2017

H&H Planning were engaged to seek outline planning permission for residential development on a large garden site at Hayton near Carlisle.


Outline Planning Permission for Two Houses

6th February 2017

H&H Planning were engaged to seek outline planning permission for residential development on agricultural land near Irthington, Cumbria


Full Planning Approval Large Agricultural Grain Store nr Darlington, County Durham

3rd February 2017

H&H Land and Property were commissioned by a progressive farming business to undertake a planning application. The proposal was for a 1,232sqm well-designed modern grain storage facility. This was following a number of expansions at the farm in recent years. Tim Sedgewick of H&H Durham Office prepared the application, and interpreted the National Planning Policy […]


Full Planning Approval Agricultural Workers Dwelling, Allerdale

3rd February 2017

The proposal was for an additional rural workers dwelling on a farm which has been subject to a number of modifications to ensure it complements the Listed Farm House. Katie Jones of the H&H Planning Team has worked to engage with the client, Architectural Designer and the Local Authority to ensure a suitable new farm […]


Full Planning Application Approval An Agricultural Workers Dwelling to be the Main Farmhouse in Eden District

3rd February 2017

This proposal was met with opposition by the Authority due to there being no existing dwelling on site and limited land holding in the applicant’s ownership. The new dwelling is to be the main farmhouse for the established steading therefore Eden District Council’s policy regarding size restrictions for rural workers dwellings in this case did […]


Full Planning Application Approval An Agricultural Workers Dwelling in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

3rd February 2017

This proposal was submitted to Eden District Council yet decided by the Yorkshire Dales National Park due to the site falling within the National Park Extension zone which came into place on the 1st August 2016. The applicants had previously submitted an application for an additional dwelling, applying the policies available in the Upper Eden […]