All posts by: Lynda Mernick

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9th January 2020

Christmas Jumper Day and Bake Off Competition 2019 for Charity

On the 9th December 2019 the staff at JTS held their annual ‘Wear a Christmas Jumper Day’ and charity ‘Bake Off Competition’. There were 6 entrants and the cakes were baked and decorated to a good standard. After ‘blind’ tasting the winner was Clare White with her Christmas profiteroles. Congratulations to Clare and well done […]

General News
24th October 2019

Change of use from offices (use class B1) to fertility clinic (use class D1), Canterbury

The JTS Partnership has secured permission for a new medical facility within Canterbury City Centre. Listed Building Consent and planning permission have been secured for the change of use from offices to a medical centre for fertility treatment in a Grade II Listed Georgian property. Officers considered the proposed clinic would bring employment, vitality and […]

Conservation, Planning
24th October 2019

Lawful development certificate for an existing use, Woking

JTS has secured a lawful development certificate for the existing use of a property as a single self-contained dwellinghouse (use class C3). The property had been subject to a historic condition limiting its occupancy to staff accommodation for an adjacent care home.  JTS successfully demonstrated that the condition had been in breach in excess of […]

24th October 2019

Full planning permission granted for 9 dwellings, Monkton, Ramsgate

Full planning permission secured for 9 dwellings on a site outside the urban confines and identified within the Local Plan as a village gap.  Officer recommendation for approval was overturned by planning committee.  The decision was appealed and the Inspector considered that these matters were not so harmful to warrant refusal.  The Inspector, however considered […]

24th October 2019

Residential Conversion of Curtilage Listed Buildings and Replacement Barn for 6 dwellings, Hoath, Canterbury

Full planning permission and listed building consent secured for the conversion of the granary and former milking shed into 3 residential dwellings and a replacement barn to provide 3 dwellings to echo the former farmstead arrangement. The Council approved a similar scheme in 2004.  Evidence was provided to the council that alternative uses were not […]

Conservation, Planning
2nd July 2019

Lawful Development Certificate for an Existing Use, Canterbury

JTS has secured a lawful development certificate for an existing use in Canterbury. The dwelling had been subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition restricting its residency to agricultural workers only. JTS successfully demonstrated there had been a breach of condition for over 10 years and the continued occupation of the dwelling for non-agricultural purposes was […]

1st July 2019

Mobility and Care Products Showroom, Sompting

JTS has successfully negotiated planning permission for the redevelopment of a former car showroom as a mobility and care products showroom, with photovoltaic panels on the roof. Officers considered the proposal would enhance the locality and improve the street scene.