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Traditional Barn Conversions

Obtain full planning permission for the conversion of a two traditional barns in the Blackdown Hills to residential use.

At a glance

  • GTH were instructed to provide planning and architectural services to obtain full planning permission for the conversion of a two traditional barns in the Blackdown Hills to residential use
  • GTH held initial pre-application enquiries with the Local Planning Authority who supported the principle of converting the barns to residential use subject to addressing flood risk concerns and securing an appropriate design
  • GTH then appointed a team of consultants to undertake the topographical and measured building survey, structural survey an ecologist and an environmental consultant to provide a flood risk assessment
  • GTH then provided both planning and architectural services to prepare the proposed plans for the development and to submit the planning application
  • GTH then worked with the planning officer to secure full planning permission for the conversion
The Brief

Mrs B appointed GTH to provide planning and architectural services to secure full planning permission to convert their redundant traditional farm buildings to provide two detached dwellings.

The Result

The barns are of traditional construction situated within the Blackdown Hills AONB. GTH along with the appointed consultant team proceeded to prepare the full planning application in support of the proposed development. GTH’s lead architect, prepared the plans for the proposed conversions and secured a design which provides for two detached two storey dwellings. The removal of the modern agricultural building provides space for parking, gardens and landscaping. We were delighted to be able to assist our client with this project which will see redundant farm buildings converted to provide two new family homes.

How Can We Help?

How Can We Help?

If you are wishing to sell or develop your residential, agricultural or commercial land and buildings, you can rely on the expertise of our development land, planning and architecture & design teams.

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