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New dental surgery and flats approved

A new dental surgery and six flats have been allowed on appeal in Windsor.

The Appeal Inspector accepted our submissions that a new dental surgery was worthy of support and that the residential element was designed to be in keeping with the locality without affecting the street scene or neighbouring properties. (Architects : Danks Badnell)

Three Houses in the Maidenhead Green Belt

A proposal to erect three detached, traditional style dwellings in the Green Belt outside Maidenhead has been approved. The redevelopment involves the demolition of commercial buildings and hard-standing used for a lorry yard. Maidenhead, Green Belt

The Council accepted Carter Planning’s submission that the land was previously developed, and that the appearance of the proposed homes and reduction to traffic generation would improve the openness and appearance of the Green Belt. (Architects: Ascot Design)

Pub Canopy, River Thames at Windsor

Boatman, Pub Canopy, WindsorAn outdoor canopy for a public house located within the Windsor Conservation Area, and on the banks of the River Thames, has been approved. The scale and design of the canopy was considered to preserve the character and appearance of the Conservation Area. Carter Planning successfully suggested that a pergola with seating outside a pub/restaurant would be a development expected in this riverside location.

Block of ten flats in Maidenhead permitted on appeal

In an appeal decision which permitted a block of ten flats in Maidenhead, the Planning Inspector accepted our submissions that the proposal was consistent with the core principles of the National Planning Policy Framework 2012 which requires that planning should take Maidenhead Flatsaccount of the character of different areas and always seek to secure high quality design and a good standard of amenity for all existing and future occupants of land and buildings.

The scheme was considered to accord with the requirements of Policies DG1, H10 and H11 of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Local Plan in that the scheme was of a high standard of design; the design and scale of new buildings was compatible with the established street façade having regard to the scale, height and building lines of adjacent properties; and no harm was caused to the character of the surrounding area. (Architects: Edgington Spink and Hyne)


Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing in Windsor

Planning permission has been granted on appeal for 14 much needed affordable housing units for Radian Housing Association in the form of 5 houses and 9 flats within the urban area of Windsor. The Planning Inspector concluded that there was no objection to the principle of development, various details criticised by the Council were also considered satisfactory and he also ruled that a number of contributions sought by the Council were not appropriate. (Architects: Harrington Design and Bloomfield Ltd of Emsworth)