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Approval of amendments to biogas scheme

ELG have successfully secured planning permission for revisions to an Anaerobic Biogas Production Facility and Combined Heat & Power Plant at land north of Imperial Avenue, South BankFollow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Change of use approved in Sheffield

ELG Planning have successfully obtained consent for the change of use of part of a building and its associated land from a former pattern makers to a cafe/tea room and shop in Sheffield.  Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Planning Appeal Success in Pendle

ELG Planning have won an appeal for reserved matters for 31 dwellings in Barnoldswick, Lancashire. The scheme was refused against officer recommendation by the planning committee on design grounds. However the Inspector agreed with ELG that the design and layout had been 'soundly conceived'. Follow… Read More >>

13 New dwellings approved planning permission in Meltham

ELG have secured planning permission for thirteen new dwellings on land at Holmfirth, Meltham in Kirklees. Permission has been secured for the new houses for House Builder Berkeley DeVeer.Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Housing Scheme Approved in Richmondshire

ELG are delighted to have achieved outline planning approval for up to 35 houses in Middleton Tyas. Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Development proposals at existing caravan park approved

ELG have secured planning permission for a number of developments including the provision of a new boatyard and formal garden at Plas Coch Holiday Park on the Isle of Anglesey on behalf of Park Leisure. Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Micro Pub approved in Rothbury

ELG Planning have achieved planning permission for a micro pub in Rothbury, Northumberland. Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Green Light for Landmark 6ha Employment Site

Planning permission has been secured for a 5,000sqm hi tech production unit for world leading precision engineering company Sylatech on a greenfield site in Pickering. The £7 million scheme also includes outline planning permission for a further 12,000sqm of business/industrial floor space upon this… Read More >>

Hat trick of Certificates gained for client in Ryedale

Three successful Certificate of Lawful Use or Development (CLEUD) applications have been achieved for a single client on the same property in Ryedale. These confirm as lawful two stand alone dwellings and an annex to the original farmhouse converted from outbuildings near the village of Thorton-le-Clay… Read More >>

Housing Approved in Saltburn

ELG are delighted to have assisted Taylor Wimpey (North Yorkshire) Ltd in achieving planning consent for 116 new homes on land to the west of Saltburn.  Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Prior Notification Granted in Dudley

ELG Planning have secured consent for the conversion of an existing office block to form 67 apartments. Consent was granted following objections from neighbouring properties and issues with noise and parking that had to be resolved.Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Dwellings Approved in Sadberge, Darlington

ELG Planning have successfully had a scheme for three dwellings to the rear of the Buck Inn, Sadberge approved. Committee members at Darlington Borough Council unanimously approved the scheme after acknowledging a lack of housing land supply across the Borough. Read More >>

Medical Facility Approved in Middlesbrough

ELG are delighted to have achieved planning permission for the construction of a medical facility in the grounds of Acklam Hall, Middlesbrough on behalf of Acklam Hall Ltd. The development is the next phase of the ongoing project by Acklam Hall Ltd to bring the Hall and its grounds back into active… Read More >>

Agricultural Building Approved in Co. Durham

ELG Planning have gained planning approval for a new agricultural building at Lane Head on behalf of longstanding client, AWSM Farms.Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Planning Appeal Success in Harrogate

ELG Planning have successfully overturned a decision by Harrogate Borough Council to refuse reserved matters for a small housing scheme. The decisions key elements were affordable housing, layout/design and the mix of dwellings. Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Dwellings Approved in Congleton

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for three new dwellings in the open countryside outside Congleton. The scheme follows a successful appeal on a neighbouring site some years ago. Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Office Development Approved in Peterborough

ELG Planning have secured reserved matters approval for an office development which marks the first phase of a major regeneration of the Fletton Quays site. ELG Planning were acting for London based developers, Bride Hall Ltd.Follow Us LinkedinFollow Us Twitter Read More >>

Vehicle Hire & Sales Centre Approved in Leeds

ELG Planning have obtained full planning permission on behalf of Northgate PLC for a vehicle hire and sales centre in Farnley, Leeds. Read More >>

13 Houses approved in Shelf, Halifax

Acting for a long standing client (Mandale Homes), ELG Planning have secured planning permission for a small development in the village of Shelf.  LinkedinFollow us on Twitter Read More >>

Yorkshire Air Ambulance Succes in Green Belt

Acting on behalf of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA), ELG has gained permission from Wakefield Council to allow a second emergency helicopter to operate from the charities’ Nostell Priory Air Base, Wakefield. ELG Director, David Boulton, has acted on behalf of the charity for 5 years and gained the… Read More >>

Children's Play Centre & Cafe Approved in South Shields

ELG Planning have obtained planning permission for the change of use of a warehouse to a children's soft play centre with ancillary cafe at Garwood Street, South Shields.LinkedinTwitter Read More >>

Nine dwellings approved at Church Fenton

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for 9 dwellings on land at Church Fenton on behalf of long standing clients (and now award winning) Berkeley DeVeer Homes. LinkedinTwitter Read More >>

NEW APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR

Having recently achieved their 20th anniversary ELG Planning, formerly England & Lyle, have further cause for celebration following the arrival of David Boulton as a Director. David joins ELG Planning, and fellow Directors Ian Lyle and Jeremy Good, having held the position of partner and head of… Read More >>

Another Planning Appeal won against Darlington BC

ELG Planning have overturned the Councils decision to refuse an application for an extension to a property in Hurworth. This decision is the latest in a number of recent successes at appeal for the practice. Read More >>

Change of use approval for a mixed use scheme at North Road Industrial Estate, Darlington

England Lyle Good have secured full planning permission for a change of use from general industrial (use class B1, B2  & B8) to a mixed use (A1, B2 & B8) at unit A3-A5 North Road Industrial Estate, Meynell Road, Darlington. Read More >>

Award for Chocolate Works, York

Henry Boot Developments Ltd has won a 'Game Changer Award' at the recent 2016 Yorkshire Property Awards for its redevelopment of the former listed Chocolate Works factory buildings on the Terry's site in York.  Henry Boot is acting as lead developer alongside specialist developers PJ Livesey and… Read More >>

Applications submitted in Darlington

Press ReleaseAn application for two car dealerships bring £4.5 million in investment to the town has been submitted to Darlington Borough Council.  Read More >>

Approval of new HGV facility in South Bank

On behalf of Mantank Environmental Services Ltd, ELG Planning have successfully obtained full planning permission for a Heavy Goods Vehicle repair/maintenance and storage depot, and associated office/welfare facilities block, on land off Tilbury Road, South Bank. TwitterLinkedin Read More >>

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Biogas Plant Scheme Approved in Hartlepool

ELG Planning have successfully secured planning permission for an anaerobic biogas production unit and combined heat and power plant on land adjacent to Dean Group Business Park, Brenda Road.This is the fourth such facility that ELG have achieved planning permission for in the last few years. TwitterLinkedin Read More >>

Outline approval for four dwellings in Newsham

ELG Planning have been successful obtaining outline planning consent for four family dwellings at Moor Lane, Newsham. ELG demonstrated that there would be no adverse impacts from the development proposals that would significantly and demonstrably outweigh the benefits that the delivery of high quality,… Read More >>

Approval of Amended Scheme in Richmondshire

ELG Planning have assisted Malcolm Tempest Ltd in securing full planning consent for the re-use, alteration and extension of existing buildings to form six dwellings at Adelphi House, Hunton. This application followed a previous consent at the site, also for six dwellings, but included additional… Read More >>

Major Housing Scheme in Redcar & Cleveland Approved

ELG are pleased to have secured outline planning approval for up to 1250 houses on land at Low Grange Farm, Eston on behalf of Taylor Wimpey (North Yorkshire) Ltd.  Read More >>

Replacement Lidl Store Approved in Gipton, Leeds

ELG Planning have secured full planning permission for a replacement foodstore in Gipton on behalf of Lidl.  The proposed development will see the replacement of the existing store, which was the first opened by Lidl in the UK in 1994, with a 'Lidl of the Future' concept store.The proposed development… Read More >>

Planning & Listed Building Consent Approved

ELG have secured planning and Listed Building Consent for the redevelopment of the Engine House in Holbeck Leeds. The building forms part of the Tower Works complex in central Leeds and will be converted to accommodate a bar/restaurant with an art-house cinema.  Read More >>

Planning Appeal allowed in Normanby, Middlesbrough

England Lyle Good has secured outline planning permission on appeal for residential development on land south of Spencerbeck Farm, Normanby.  The scheme, for approximately 40 new homes, is an extension to a existing scheme, for 41 dwellings granted planning permission in 2013.  The… Read More >>

Planning Appeal Allowed with Costs!

ELG have secured planning permission for a highly controversial housing scheme in Thornaby. The scheme was subjected to a huge amount of opposition and was refused by Members at planning committee. However, The Planning Inspectorate have allowed the appeal and made a full award of costs against the… Read More >>

Approval of Scheme at Slingsby, Malton

ELG Planning have been successful in securing planning consent for 18no. residential units at a former haulage yard in Slingsby near Malton. Follow us on TwitterJoin us on Linked In Read More >>

Aislaby Lodges Re-submission Approved

ELG have successfully secured planning permission for a revised scheme for the erection of 7 replacement dwellings at River Lodge in Aislaby, Stockton-on-Tees.Follow us on TwitterJoin us on Linked In Read More >>

Retail Planning

Click on the link below to read our brochure outlining some of the recent retail work we have been undertaking.   Read More >>

Tower Works Scheme Approved

ELG Have secured planning permission unanimously at Leeds City Plans Panel for an exciting new redevelopment in the Holbeck area of the City Centre. The scheme dealt with a number of complex planning issues, including the need to retain and enhance 5 listed buildings, flood risk, the… Read More >>

England & Lyle now England Lyle Good

Check out our promotional brochure which explains recent changes in the practice and gives details of some of our ongoing schemes. Read More >>

Appeal success for redevelopment of Abattoir in Durham

England & Lyle have been successful in appealing a refusal by Durham County Council for the demolition of the existing abattoir to erect 2 semi-detached dwellings and associated works at the former Whyncliffe Abattoir, Ebchester Hill, Ebchester. In refusing the application, the Council considered… Read More >>

Appeal allowed in Upminster, Essex

Appeal success for the change of use of a single storey building from A2 (office) to A4 (drinking establishment) in Upminster, Essex.  TwitterLinkedin Read More >>

Consent for new Gym gained at Seacroft

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for a new 30,000 sq ft gym in an existing industrial building in Seacroft, Leeds.TwitterLinkedin Read More >>

Housing Appeals allowed in Richmondshire

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for 2 dwellings in Middleton Tyas following an appeal against the decision of Richmondshire District Council. The Inspector agreed that the scheme would not increase the risk of flooding in the area and that the site could be appropriately drained. A full… Read More >>

Certificate of Lawfulness granted in Chesterfield

The Sheffield office has been successful in obtaining a Certificate of Lawfulness for the use of 105 London Street, Chesterfield as two separate units. ELG Planning were able to demonstrate that the use of the former dwelling as two separate flats has continued for more than 4 years and thus is immune… Read More >>

Coffee Shop Approved at Wharncliffe House, Sheffield

Planning consent has been granted for the change of use of offices to a coffee shop on the lower floors of Wharncliffe House on Bank Street in the centre of Sheffield. This application follows a previous application, also submitted by ELG Planning, for the residential use of the upper floors of the… Read More >>

Housing Development approved in Kettering, Northamptonshire

An application for the redevelopment of a brownfield site for residential use has been approved following an application by England & Lyle on behalf of Berkeley DeVeer.  The scheme was approved at Committee and will replace the former Chelsea Works on St. Michaels Road in Kettering with 14… Read More >>

Four Dwellings approved in Garforth, Leeds

A scheme of four dwellings submitted by ELG Planning has been approved on the site of a former Depot at Green Lane, Garforth. The application was successful in overcoming concerns from local residents in regard to parking and flooding in the area, and will lead to the redevelopment of a disused brownfield… Read More >>

Housing Scheme approved at Wynyard Village

ELG Planning Ltd has secured full planning permission from Hartlepool Borough Council for the erection of 64 family dwellings on land at Wynyard Village, near Stockton-On-Tees. Read More >>

Residential Scheme appproved in Horbury, Wakefield

ELG Planning have been successful in obtaining planning consent for 8no. residential units at Cluntergate in Horbury, Wakefield. The site previously had planning consent for residential use in 2008 (renewed in 2011). Read More >>

£120 million investment Approved

Members voted unanimously in favour of the proposed redevelopment.  Outline planning permission has been granted for a large scale redevelopment of the Fletton Quays site on the River Nene in the heart of the City of Peterborough. The scheme includes offices, residential, retail, restaurants… Read More >>

172 homes approved in Middlesbrough for Taylor Wimpey

ELG Planning are delighted to have assisted Taylor Wimpey (North Yorkshire) Ltd in securing planning permission for 172 homes (subject to S106) on Land West of Strait Lane, Stainton.The site will form the third phase of the Rose Cottage Farm development currently under construction.  Read More >>

Woolsington Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has decided not to Call-in the applications by Cameron Hall Developments Ltd  to convert the Grade II* Woolsington Hall to a 5* Hotel and Spa and the associated enabling development of 72 dwellings in the Green Belt north of Newcastle. … Read More >>

Major Mixed Use Approval in Skipton

ELG Planning Ltd, acting on behalf of Henry Boot Developments Ltd yesterday secured planning permission, subject to S106, for a major mixed use scheme on the southern edge of Skipton comprising:  225 dwellings, open space, over 10 acres of employment land and a new roundabout onto the A692.Linkedin: wym-1425990629457Twitter: wym-1425990589877 Read More >>

Buildings and change of use approved in Rushyford

ELG Planning are pleased to have secured retrospective planning permission for the erection of three buildings, and the change of use of a further building, at Millwood Farm, Rushyford, County Durham. Twitter: wym-1425990589877 Linkedin: wym-1425990629457 Read More >>

178 houses approved in Stokesley for Taylor Wimpey

ELG Planning are pleased to have assisted Taylor Wimpey (North Yorkshire) Ltd with their proposals for 178 homes on land at White House Farm, Stokesley which were granted planning approval by Hambleton District Council's Planning Committee yesterday Read More >>

Houses Approved in Hambleton

ELG Planning are pleased to have secured planning permission for single dwellings in Potto and East Harlsey under Hambleton District Council's Interim Policy on Housing in Rural Areas.     Read More >>

Lidl Foodstore and Family Pub / Restaurant Approved in Hull

ELG Planning have secured planning approval for a discount foodstore and family pub / restaurant at Hedon Road, Hull on behalf of Lidl.The submission comprised of a hybrid application securing detailed planning permission for a Lidl foodstore and outline consent for the family pub / restaurant.  The… Read More >>

3 Houses Approved in Carlton Miniott for Taylor Wimpey

Acting on behalf of Taylor Wimpey (North Yorkshire) Ltd, ELG Planning have secured planning permission for 3 dwellings on the former allotments in Carlton Miniott.  Read More >>

30 units approved in Bramley

ELG Planning have secured consent via the prior notification procedure for a number of flats in Bramley local centre.  Read More >>

£120m scheme submitted

Flagship regeneration project submitted to Peterborough City Council Fletton Quays Submitted !Long awaited regeneration scheme submitted on time led by E&L. Read More >>

Prior Notification Approved at Stockton Riverside

Prior Notification approval has been granted for 43 residential units on Stockton Riverside. This is the second project in the area following the completion and success of Clifton House.Twitter: wym-1425990589877Linkedin: wym-1425990629457 Read More >>

Executive Housing Appeal Success, Middlesbrough

ELG Planning has secured outline planning approval, on appeal, for five executive dwellings on land at Brass Castle Lane, Nunthorpe, MiddlesbroughTwitter: wym-1425990589877Linkedin: wym-1425990629457 Read More >>

25 dwellings approved at the former Arla Foods, Northallerton

ELG Planning have been successful in agreeing the reserved matters for 25 dwellings at the former Arla Foods site in Northallerton, on behalf of their client Berkeley Deveer.Twitter: wym-1425990589877Linkedin: wym-1425990629457 Read More >>

Indoor Trampoline Park Approved in Stockton

ELG Planning have secured consent on behalf of Funshack for an indoor trampoline park at the Mandale Retail Park, Portrack, Stockton-on-Tees.  The approved trampoline park is due to open towards the end of October 2015.Twitter: wym-1425990589877Linkedin: wym-1425990629457 Read More >>

Retail Unit Approved in Flamborough

ELG Planning have gained planning permission on behalf of Warrior Developments Limited for the erection of a retail unit within the heart of the village of Flamborough.  The proposals will secure the redevelopment of a prominent, vacant site within the Conservation Area with a modern format convenience… Read More >>

Wynyard Rose Garden & Visitor Centre Officially Opens

Great to see that the Wynyard Rose Garden and Visitor Centre was officially opened to the public yesterday. E&L assisted Cameron Hall Developments in achieving planning approval for the development.http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/sir-john-hall-reveals-blooming-9788469Twitter: wym-1425990589877Linkedin: wym-1425990629457 Read More >>

Expansion at North York Moors Caravan Park

ELG Planning has secured planning permission for the siting of an additional 40 static caravans within the North York Moors National Park, at York House Caravan Park, near Whitby.Twitter: wym-1425990589877Linkedin: wym-1425990629457 Read More >>

ELG Planning Appointed for Fletton Quays Project

“The Peterborough Investment Partnership (a joint venture between the council and the Lucent Strategic Land Fund) has announced this week that it plans to submit an outline planning application for the Fletton Quays site in a couple of months. The PIP aims to bring new investment into Peterborough… Read More >>

Appeal allowed in Selby for 22 houses

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for 22 dwellings on a site in the village of Hambleton. The Council took the view that the application could not be determined for procedural reasons a contention that we challenged until it became clear that the only way to make the Council concede… Read More >>

173 apartments for Terrys Chocolate Works, York

ELG Planning, acting for the land owner Henry Boot Developments Ltd, has helped secure planning permission for the conversion of the Grade II listed Multi Storey Factory  building, on the iconic Terry's chocolate factory site near York Racecourse, into 173 apartments for specialist residential… Read More >>

5* Hotel for Grade II* Woolsington Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

ELG Planning, acting for Cameron Hall Developments, has secured the support of Newcastle City Council for the conversion of the Grade II* Woolsington Hall, which lies in the Green Belt north of Newcastle, into a 5* boutique hotel, together with an 18 hole golf course, spa, lodges and… Read More >>

Appeal Allowed at Prior Street, Darlington

ELG Planning have had an appeal for the residential development of 4 units allowed at Land at rear of 3-4 Hill Garth, Darlington. The main issue was whether the proposed development would safeguard the living conditions of the neighbouring occupiers of dwellings on Hill Garth, having regard to outlook.… Read More >>

Amenity Building in Sherburn Approved

ELG Planning have been successful in gaining planning consent for an amenity building to support an existing rural business at East Durham Cathedral Farm in Sherburn, Durham. The building will replace a number of containers currently at the site, and will include office space, storage, a kitchenette… Read More >>

Retail Scheme Allowed at Appeal

Retail scheme granted consent after appeal against Bradford City Councilhttp://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/13423834.Supermarket_giant_wins_convenience_store_battle_with_Bradford_Co Read More >>

ELG Planning joins up with Constructionline

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35 houses approved in Middleton Tyas

E&L have successfully secured outline planning permission (subject to S106) for up to 35 dwellings on Land North of Kneeton Lane, Middleton Tyas on behalf of Corngrove LLP.  Read More >>

Appeal Success for change of use in Morpeth

ELG Planning have been successful in appealing a decision by Northumberland County Council to refuse planning consent for a change of use of the former Strettle Memorials in Morpeth from an A1 use to A4 Drinking Establishment use. In allowing the appeal, the Inspector was satisfied that… Read More >>

140 houses approved in Sunderland

ELG Planning have secured planning consent for the redevelopment of a large brownfield site in Sunderland. Read More >>

Large Employment site approved in Darlington

Darlington planning committee have supported a scheme which will see upto 2,700 new jobs created to the north of the town. The final decision is dependent on the signing of a Section 106. Read More >>

Change of Use success in Rotherham

ELG Planning have been successful in securing planning consent for a change of use from a B8 Industrial Unit to A1 Retail at Hellaby Industrial Estate in Rotherham. The consent will allow Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice to sell second hand furniture items that have been donated to the chairity… Read More >>

Agricultural Works Dwelling Approved

E&L have secured planning permission for the erection of a new dwelling in the Richmondshire countryside for one of our farmer clients. The scheme will allow for the continued use of a new agricultural holding on land famed by the same clients for many years. The scheme was resubmitted following… Read More >>

Holiday Lodges Approved

Bespoke holiday lodges approved on the bank of the River Tees near Yarm. Twitter: wym-1425990589877Linkedin: wym-1425990629457 Read More >>

E&L are Recruiting !

We are currently looking for a self motivated ambitious planner who would like to work as part of our team in Darlington. For further details contact jeremy@elgplanning.co.uk  Read More >>

Conversion to six dwellings approved in Richmondshire

A planning application for the conversion of a former fireplace manufacturing site to six dwellings has been approved at Committee by Richmondshire District Council. The Committee members were satisfied that the prospect of the site ever being used for employment again was unlikely and… Read More >>

Retail Unit approved in Leeds

ELG Planning have secured planning consent for the use of an existing building in Scarcroft for convenience retail. The proposal forms part of a masterplan to see the site redeveloped in the future with new housing.  Read More >>

Holiday Let to Dwelling Approved at Hambleton

Hambleton District Council have approved a S73 application submitted by ELG Planning to allow the removal of a condition restricting the use of a holiday let at Ayrshire Lodge off Brass Castle Lane. The unit, which forms part of an outbuilding conversion approved in January 2014, can now be… Read More >>

20 years of E&L

To mark our 20th year in practice, we have produced a short brochure showing some of the many schemes that we have been involved in which are now built.  Read More >>

New dwelling in countryside approved

In spite of an officer recommendation (Stockton BC) to refuse, E&L achieved planning permission on behalf of a private client for the retention of a caravan which was being used to establish a new small holding. Councillors were convinced by representations from both E&L and the client himself,… Read More >>

E&L support Carillion Plc in Tower Works bid win

ELG Planning have supported Carillion Plc in their successful bit to redevelop the historic Tower Works site. The scheme will involve an £80 million investment in the site and the creation of a mixed use development in the heart of Leeds.http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/business-news/business-headlines/firm-picked-to-spearhead-80m-development-at-landmark-leeds-site-1-7149072 Read More >>

Hotel Scheme Approved In Fife, Scotland

ELG Planning have helped secure planning consent for the redevelopment of a hotel overlooking the Firth of Forth. The scheme tackled a number of complex issues including the impact of the scheme on the new road bridge which is currently under construction.Twitter: wym-1425990589877Linkedin: wym-1425990629457 Read More >>

Change of Use Approved in Darlington

ELG Planning have secured planning consent for the change of use of the ground floor of a dwelling for use as a convenience store in Darlington. The application was approved under delegated powers by Darlington Borough Council, and will facilitate the enlargement of an existing shop premises in the… Read More >>

Housing Scheme Approved in Hambleton, Selby

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for 22 new dwellings in Selby. In spite of policy constraints the scheme was recommended for approved and supported by Members.  Read More >>

Planning Appeal Won in Yarm

ELG Planning have secured planning consent at appeal for a 14 unit housing scheme in Yarm. The proposal was refused due to concerns about impact on residents and on the Green Wedge. However, at appeal the Planning Inspectorate have agreed with E&L's case that the scheme was acceptable in planning… Read More >>

Lawful Development Certificate Approved in Whitby

ELG Planning have secured planning permission via a Lawful Development Certificate for the continued use of a retail unit in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. In spite of objections from Scarborough Borough Council  the application was approved allowing our client to continue operations… Read More >>

Housing Land Allocations in Leeds

Leeds City Council has unveiled the proposed locations for up 66,000 new homes to be built in the area by 2028, including areas of green belt.ELG Planning are acting for a number of clients to ensure that their land is allocated for residential development in the new plan. Read More >>

Waste Recovery & Transfer Station Approved

E&L have secured planning permission for Total Recycling for a new Waste Recovery & Transfer station to complement existing operations on the site in Darlington. Read More >>

Appeal Allowed in Richmond

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for the conversion of farm buildings into 2 dwellings. The appeal was allowed by the Planning Inspectorate against Richmond District Council's decision to refuse the original application. Read More >>

Major Changes to Affordable Housing Guidance

Changes to Planning Policy Guidance (PPG) state that contributions should not be sought from developments of 10-units or less, and which have a maximum combined gross floorspace of no more than 1000sqm. Get in touch for more information.info@elgplanning.co.uk Read More >>

Replacement Dwelling application approved in County Durham

ELG Planning have secured planning consent for a replacement dwelling in the open countryside at Ramshaw, Co. Durham. The application was approved under delegated powers by Durham County Council, and allows the replacement of a bungalow with a large family dwelling. Read More >>

Appeal Allowed in Leeds

ELG Planning have secured planning approval at appeal for four houses in the Thorp Arch area. The issues centered on the Council's insistence that the proposal should be assessed against affordable housing alongside a previously completed housing scheme. ELG Planning produced a viability appraisal and… Read More >>

Double Success at Redcar & Cleveland Planning Committee

ELG Planning have assisted Taylor Wimpey (North Yorkshire) Ltd in securing planning permission for 150 houses on a green wedge site 24 acres of farmland south of Redcar Road, on the town’s Mickledales estate.Article from evening Gazette: wym-1413534461948 Read More >>

Biogas Power Plant Approved at Imperial Park

ELG Planning has secured planning permission for an Anaerobic Digestion facility within Imperial Park. The scheme was supported by Members of the planning committee in spite of them raising concerns about noise and air quality. Read More >>

Housing granted planning consent in York

ELG Planning have secured planning consent for 14 houses on a former industrial site in York. The scheme involved the creation of an access through an existing residential street. The site had a long history of failed attempts to secure planning consent until ELG Planning's involvement. Read More >>

£10 million school approved in Bolton

hELG Planning have supported Wates construction to deliver planning consent (subject to Sec 106) for a controversial new school in Bolton.A number of issues needed to be overcome including residential amenity, parking, access and policy issues. However the scheme is not minded to approve subject to… Read More >>

Residential development approved in Sunderland

On behalf of Stirling Investment Properties Ltd, England and Lyle have secured permission for 140 dwellings on allocated employment land in Sunderland.Members of the Council's North Sub-Committee unanimously approved the outline application subject to the signing of a Section 106 agreement securing… Read More >>

Bungalow application approved in Hurworth

ELG Planning were successful in gaining planning consent at committee for a detached bungalow at Friars Pardon, Hurworth. Whilst concerns were raised by local residents in regard to flooding, highways, and impact on residential amenity, the application was accompanied by a suite of supporting documents… Read More >>

Permission for Housing in Darlington

ELG Planning have obtained planning permission for three dwellings outside the settlement limits to the north of Darlington. The proposal was supported by planning committee at last months meeting. Read More >>

Planning granted for 7 terraced dwellings in Stockton

E&L have achieved planning approval for the erection of 7 terraced residential dwellings at Land West Of Bowesfield Primary School,Northcote Street,Stockton-on-Tees. Read More >>

Planning Consent Secured for supported accommodation

Planning consent secured for supported accommodation for vulnerable young families and adults in the countryside outside Darlington. ELG Planning have achieved the permission on behalf of its client in the face of strong public opposition. Read More >>

E&L Latest Newsletter

The document below gives a list of some of the many projects that we have been involved with over the last 12 months. Read More >>

Prior Notification Approved

ELG Planning have demonstrated that planning permission is not required for the conversion of two office buildings in Stockton into residential units. The schemes seek to use the new permitted development rights brought in by the current Government to remove unnecessary planning barriers.  Read More >>

Housing in Countryside approved Wingerworth, Derbyshire

ELG Planning have secured planning permission at appeal for a new dwelling outside the settlement limited of Wingerworth. In determining the application the Inspector agreed with E&L that the lack of a 5 year housing supply was a considerable material consideration and that set against all other… Read More >>

Waste Transfer Facility Approved

E&L have secured planning consent for a large waste operator in Darlington to continue serving the town. The scheme involved a relocation of an existing site which will be redeveloped in the near future. Read More >>

E&L expands its team

E&L are delighted to announce a new member of its growing team of planners. Chris Megson joins us having completed his BA and Diploma at Newcastle University and following a year in practice at Milton Keynes Council.  Read More >>

Planning permission granted for housing in public house car park

E&L have secured planning permission in the face of public opposition for a housing development on an existing public house car park. The listed public house will be retained with a new car parking being constructed to the rear of the building.  Read More >>

Brighouse Housing Scheme Approved

ELG Planning have secured planning consent for a small residential development in Calderdale (Brighouse). The scheme will see five executive houses constructed within a steep wooded site in the heart of the town. Read More >>

Newcastle-upon-Tyne Office Opening May 2014

On the back of increased demand for the firms services on Tyneside, Wearside and in Northumberland, ELG Planning are please to announce that the company is now strengthening its efforts in the North-East region, with the opening of a new office in Newcastle from 1st May.Current Senior Planner, Jason… Read More >>

Reserved matters approval achieved for 328 houses in Guisborough

ELG Planning have successfully assisted Taylor Wimpey (North Yorkshire) Ltd in achieving reserved matters approval for 328 houses on land at Galley Hill, Guisborough. Read More >>

Planning permission granted for mixed use development in Leeds City Centre

ELG Planning have secured outline planning permission for a large mixed use development consisting of hotel, office and retail floorspace on a previously developed site in Leeds City Centre. Read More >>

Agricultural Occupancy Condition successfully removed

ELG Planning have secured the removal of an agricultural occupancy condition on a bungalow owned by one of our clients which removes the previous restriction on the use and sale of the dwelling. The removal was achieved via a lawful development certificate to demonstrate that the condition had been… Read More >>

Planning permission secured in Kelham Island, Sheffield

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for 51 dwellings on the former Richardsons Cutlery site in central Sheffield. The scheme is to be delivered by Mandale Homes and will be a striking contemporary scheme in a historic urban setting. The scheme was approved by Sheffield's planning committee… Read More >>

Phase two of Rigton Gardens approved, Bardsey, Leeds

Planning permission has been secured by ELG Planning for a second phase of the exclusive development by Berkeley DeVeer. The scheme follows on from a first phase which was won at appeal and then subsequently amended to alter the layout.  Read More >>

Dwelling allowed at Appeal in Neville's Cross, Durham

ELG Planning have been successful at Appeal in securing planning consent for a dwelling at Faraday Court, Durham.  The application was supported by the Case Officer at Durham County Council but was refused by Committee members in October 2013. In allowing the appeal, the Inspector concluded "the… Read More >>

Witton Park Awarded Civic Trust Commendation

Education scheme in Blackburn where E&L were planning advisers has been given the award with the judges commending the way planning issues such as the PRoW and impact on a SAM has been handled. This new building, situated on a site within Witton Country Park, is linked with the existing… Read More >>

Housing Approved In Langthorpe

ELG Planning have achieved planning consent for a small scheme of 5 dwellings in the village of Langthorpe. A viability appraisal prepared by E&L demonstrated that the site could only take 20% affordable housing as opposed to the 40% previously required on the site. The consent granted is now viable… Read More >>

Planning Permission Granted in Stockton

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for the siting of mobile catering units on land at Portrack Interchange Retail Park in Stockton-on-Tees. Read More >>

Success at Appeal with Costs awarded in Darlington

ELG Planning have won an appeal against Darlington Borough Council for the construction of a single storey annex within the curtilage of a detached dwelling at Tees Grange Avenue, Darlington. The application was refused consent twice at Planning Committee, contrary to officer recommendation… Read More >>

Planning permission granted in Fairburn

E&L have again achieved planning permission for a residential development at Fairburn, Selby. The scheme is to be started within the next 3 months. Read More >>

Conversion of disused barn for residential use in Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough

ELG Planning have secured planning consent for the conversion of a disused former agricultural barn to a holiday let and residential dwelling in the open countryside.In approving the application, the Case Officer at Hambleton District Council concluded that the conversion of the barn, situated off Brass… Read More >>

E&L project nominated for Civic Trust Award 2014

Witton Park High School in Blackburn is one of 79 projects have been selected to receive national/international recognition in the 2014 Civic Trust Awards. England & yle assisted architects Studio E and Contractors Balfour Beatty Construction Ltd to achieve planning permission for this… Read More >>

Quarry extension Approved

England and Lyle have successfully secured planning permission to extend the time period for mineral extraction at Lingberry Quarry, Staindrop, County Durham.  The permission will allow the owner to continue extraction for a further period of 5 years after the previous permission had lapsed. Read More >>

Planning consent granted for HIMO

E&L have achieved planning consent for a client to convert a public house. Read More >>

Planning Appeal Success in Stockton

ELG Planning have successfully overturned another Local Authority planning refusal for a large residential extension in the open countryside. The Inspector agreed with E&L that "The proposed development would not have an adverse impact on the character and appearance of the area, and I… Read More >>

E&L Awarded 'Smarter Planning Champion' Status

Smarter Planning is a planning portal initiative and is all about the practice demonstrating that it meets best practice guidelines.It is a commitment from the practice to deliver a faster, more transparent planning application service using the Planning Portal. Read More >>

Welcome Back!

ELG Planning wishes its valued clients a prosperous New Year.  Read More >>

Planning Consent Secured for Olympic Standard Equestrian Centre in Co. Durham

ELG Planning have assisted in securing planning consent for a £15million equestrian centre, including the provision of  indoor and outdoor arenas, warm-up areas, seating for spectators, restaurant, toilets, offices and other associated facilities at Hilton Moor Farm, Evenwood Gate, Co. Durham.The… Read More >>

Approval for change of use of Art Gallery to Residential Apartments in Saltburn

ELG Planning have successfully achieved planning permission for a private client for the change of use and conversion of an art gallery to residential apartments at The Arts Bank, 29 Milton Street, Saltburn. Read More >>

Success at Planning Committee for Betting Shop in Sheffield

ELG Planning have secured planning consent on behalf of Henry Boot for the change of use of a Retail Unit (A1) to a Betting Shop (A2) within the Central Shopping Area of Sheffield.  Read More >>

Planning Consent granted for housing in Pudsey, Leeds

ELG Planning have secured planning consent for a development of 14 units on a small site in Pudsey, Leeds for its client Mandale Homes. Read More >>

Housing scheme granted in Bishop Auckland

ELG Planning have secured support for the redevelopment of the former BBH Windings factory for 66 new homes. The scheme involved the removal of a dilapidated listed building which was preventing the comprehensive redevelopment of the site. Read More >>

Housing Approved in Durham

ELG Planning have achieved planning permission for a private client for two dwellings in what was previously considered to be open countryside at Toft Hill. Read More >>

Hemlington Grange Masterplan Consultation (Taylor Wimpey)

Taylor Wimpey (North Yorkshire) Ltd has been appointed developer for the Hemlington Grange scheme by Middlesbrough Council and are consulting the local community on the proposals. Details of the forthcoming consultation events and masterplan proposals can be found in the consultation section of… Read More >>

Public Inquiry Success at Redcar

ELG Planning (acting for Taylor Wimpey) have successfully appealed against the Councils decision to refuse residential development on land west of Galley Hill, Guisborough.The appeal was recovered by the Secretary of State who has endorsed the Inspectors recommendation to allow the appeal and grant… Read More >>

Morley Carr Farm Public Consultation

Taylor Wimpey (North Yorkshire) Ltd will shortly be submitting an application for reserved matters approval to Stockton Borough Council to agree details of layout, landscaping, scale and appearance for a residential development on land at Morley Carr Farm, Yarm.Further details on the scheme are available… Read More >>

Tauheedul Boys School Blackburn

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for the development of a new school in a sensitive location within the conservation area of Corporation Park in Blackburn.E&L were assisting Wates Construction and working alongside JMP Architects on the flagship scheme. Read More >>

ELG Planning appoint Senior Planner

ELG Planning has appointed Jason Whitfield to the post of Senior Planner.  Jason joins the company from Hartelpool Borough Council where he held the post of Planner in the Development Management section for five years. Read More >>

Planning Approval Renewed

ELG Planning has secured the renewal of a planning consent for 9 detached dwellings on the site of the former Eden Bus Garage in West Auckland Read More >>

Planning Appeal Won in Sunderland

ELG Planning have won consent for a client who had an application for an agricultural building refused by Sunderland City Council. The Inspector agreed with E&L's reasoning and allowed the appeal. Read More >>

Planning for the Future - Core Strategy and Urban Core Plan for Gateshead and Newcastle

Newcastle & Sunderlands joint Core strategy has been approved by both Council’s and the submission draft for final consultation will commence shortly.  This will happen for six weeks from 9 September 2013 until 21 October 2013. Read More >>

Biogas Power Plant Approved at Wilton

ELG Planning has secured planning consent for a second Biogas Power Plant at Wilton international. The first scheme is currently in construction at Forty Foot Road in Middlesbrough. Read More >>

Planning Permission Granted for former ATS Bishop Auckland

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for the conversion of the former ATS in Cockerton Hill Conservation Area for use as a vet practice. Read More >>

ELG Planning appoint year out student

Naomi Gibson has joined the firm as part of her year in practive following the completion of her undergraduate studies. Naomi will be assisting the team with a variety of existing projects. Read More >>

Harrogate Housing Scheme Approved

ELG Planning have secured planning permission for 9 dwellings in Harrogate on a former employment site.  The design of the scheme was commended by Members and the client intends to build out the scheme in the near future. Read More >>

Darlington Making and Growing Places DPD

Darlington Borough Council has recently published its ' Preferred Options'  Making and Growing Places Development Plan Document.  This document details a range of potential housing and employment sites that the Council is considering allocating for development.  The public consultation… Read More >>

Planning Appeal Success, Hartlepool

ELG Planning has secured planning permission, on appeal , for an extension to an agricultural building in Hartlepool Borough.  Costs have also be awarded against the Council. Read More >>

E&L are Recruiting

ELG Planning are looking to recruit an RTPI Town Planner, preferably with 2 to 5 years post qualification experience.You will be expected to represent clients, manage and submit planning applications, advise clients on development appraisals and on the LDF process. Experience in the residential and/or… Read More >>

Replacement Dwelling Approved in Wombleton

ELG Planning have gained planning consent for the redevelopment of a former RAF site to accommodate a large country house in the Ryedale Green Belt. Read More >>

Wynyard Hall

ELG Planning has secured planning and listed building consents, on behalf of Cameron Hall Developments Ltd for a new cookery school, visitor centre and marquee in the walled garden of the Grade II* Listed Wynyard Hall Hotel and Conference Centre. Read More >>

Business Expansion Approved in Durham Green Belt

ELG Planning have successfully assisted Fred Henderson with a planning application which will see an expansion to their existing facility at Langley Bridge. Planning permission has been granted. Read More >>

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Approval of amendments to biogas scheme >>

ELG have successfully secured planning permission for revisions to an Anaerobic Biogas Production Facility and Combined Heat & Power…

Change of use approved in Sheffield >>

ELG Planning have successfully obtained consent for the change of use of part of a building and its associated land from a former…

Planning Appeal Success in Pendle >>

ELG Planning have won an appeal for reserved matters for 31 dwellings in Barnoldswick, Lancashire. 

The scheme was refused against…

13 New dwellings approved planning permission in Meltham >>

ELG have secured planning permission for thirteen new dwellings on land at Holmfirth, Meltham in Kirklees. Permission has been secured for…

Housing Scheme Approved in Richmondshire >>

ELG are delighted to have achieved outline planning approval for up to 35 houses in Middleton Tyas. 

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