Finding the right Flintshire Planning expert is a pivotal moment in your project.
Our unique expertise and experience helps your Flintshire planning application.
Flintshire is a county in North East Wales and sits on the border of England. Flintshire has several large towns including Mold, Buckley, Flint and Connah’s Quay. In addition there are some other notable places such as Holywell, Hawarden, Shotton, Queensferry, Ewloe, Broughton, Mynydd Isa and Penyffordd among others.
Flintshire is a popular place to visit, live and work. In part this is due to large employers such as TATA steelworks, Moneysupermarket.com, the Toyota plant and Airbus at Broughton.
Furthermore it has fantastic leisure options and countryside pursuits, including Moel Fammau, Loggerheads Country park, the Clwydian range, the River Dee and Offa’s Dyke.
As a place to visit, Flintshire is a popular tourist destination. Mold market, Flint Castle, the Wales Coast Path, St. Winefride’s Well, Wepre Park and Greenfield Valley Heritage Park are among many other reasons to visit.
Flintshire Planning for householders.
Flintshire planning department have adopted a supplementary planning guidance note (SPGN) entitled “Extensions and Alterations to Dwellings”.
This helps Architects “preparing planning proposals and to guide them in discussions with officers prior to the submission of planning applications”.
Furthermore it sets out what Flintshire Planning Department would generally grant planning permission for (and what they wouldn’t).
The Planning Guidance Note provides general and detailed advice for a wide range of house extensions including side extensions, rear extensions and annexes (“granny flats”). In addition it covers other matters such as scale and form, design, materials and impact on neighbouring properties.
Flintshire planning also have a wide range of other planning guidance notes covering residential planning applications generally. These including “space around dwellings”, “conversion of rural buildings” “new housing in the Open countryside” and “parking standards”.
For commercial planning applications, Flintshire Planning Department have a wide range of guidance, in the form of SPGN’s. In addition there are more strategic documents such as the local development plan.
Our experience of Flintshire Planning.
Growing up in Northop and going to high school in Mold, Ian has spent almost half of his life living and working in Flintshire. He even had his first taste of work experience in the Planning department of Flintshire County Council.
Since the founding of Hunter Architects & Planners in 2007, we have undertaken a wide range of Flintshire planning applications including house extensions, new build houses, speculative residential as well as a range of commercial planning permissions.
We also have a wide range of experience with neighbouring local planning departments including Denbighshire County Council, Wrexham Council, Cheshire West and Chester and Conwy County Borough Council.
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