October 2023 – More Appeal Success

JPPC has convinced a Planning Inspector that initial works in respect of a planning permission granted in 2017 by Vale of White Horse District Council were sufficient to keep the planning permission alive, even though the developer had not submitted details of new visibility splays to the Council for approval before any works began. Foundations […]

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Sept 2023 – Motor Museum Gets Green Light

JPPC is pleased to announce that full planning permission has now been granted on the development proposals for the exciting project at the former Driving Centre, at Enstone, north Oxfordshire to bring forward a new museum to house cars from the Mullin collection and other iconic cars, which has been known in short as the […]

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Vacancy – Town Planner/Senior Town Planner – Oxfordshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified planner, or senior planner, ideally with 1-3 years’ post qualification experience in either the public or private sector and working towards full RTPI membership, who is looking for a new challenge working in and around Oxfordshire. Our well-established and busy planning consultancy strives to provide an outstanding […]

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August 2023 Youth and Community Facility Project in South Oxfordshire

JPPC has been part of a multi-disciplinary team that has secured planning permission for a new community facility at the Southern Road Recreation Ground in Thame – the new facility provides enhancements to an existing Scout Hut, as well as replacing outdated sports changing facilities with new changing, WC and shower facilities that are fit […]

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14-08-2023 Approval at Appeal for short-stay accommodation in West Oxford

JPPC has been successful in persuading an Inspector to allow an appeal against Oxford City Council’s refusal of planning permission for the change of use of an existing HMO into a 1-bed flat on the ground floor with two en-suite rooms for lettable short-stay accommodation on the first floor. Although the Oxford Local Development Plan […]

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May 2023 – Conversion of Public House in SODC to Seven Flats

JPPC have secured planning permission for the extension and conversion of a public house in South Oxfordshire to provide seven flats.  The pub had been closed since 2019 and, with assessment from specialist consultants Thomas E Teague, it was demonstrated to South Oxfordshire District Council that it was no longer financially viable and so should […]

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May 2023 – Replacement Dwelling in Cotswolds AONB

Following extensive discussions with West Oxfordshire District Council, JPPC has received planning permission for a substantial country house within the Cotswolds AONB and bordering a Conservation Area. The house is significantly larger than the existing dwelling it replaces and the wider scheme includes extensive landscape and biodiversity enhancements. Councillors commended the quality of the scheme, […]

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04-05-2023 Replacement dwelling and farm complex approved in AONB

JPPC have secured planning approval for the replacement of an agricultural workers’ dwelling and replacement farm complex at a beef rearing farm in the Cotswolds AONB. The replacement dwelling is of a larger internal area and better design than what it seeks to replace and the new farm buildings seek to secure the future of […]

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January 2023 – We all like an appeal win!

On behalf of longstanding clients, John Phillips Planning Consultancy has just been successful with an appeal against the refusal by Oxford City Council of planning permission to create an annexe at a property in Headington, Oxford, which OCC was concerned would be too big, tantamount to the creation of a new dwelling, not have properly […]

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