March 2024

Following the granting of a full planning permission in relation to Motor Museum proposal at Enstone Airfield near Chipping Norton as noted in our Sept 2023 news item, a second approval has been given on the site for an alternative proposal.  In 2021 West Oxfordshire District Council had granted planning permission in outline for the […]

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March 2024

At the lower end of the scale JPPC has been successful on appeal in relation to two minor developments in SODC where we had felt that the Council was being unduly harsh in its view of new works.  In the first case, a proposal to add a roof extension to a garage at a house […]

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February 2024

We have recently welcomed two new Members of staff. Debbie Jones has joined us having previously been a consultant for a firm in North Oxfordshire- Debbie is a Senior Planner at JPPC.  Josh Sharp has followed a previously trodden path from the planning team at South Oxfordshire and is working as a Planner.

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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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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Road Recreation Ground in Thame – the new facility provides enhancements to an existing Scout Hut, as well as replacing outdated sports changing facilities with new changing, WC and shower facilities that are fit […]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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