All posts by: Matthew Driscoll

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6th January 2017

A belated Happy New Year

Hello and welcome to the first post of 2017.  Following the Christmas and New Year holiday period, JTS were back in full swing on 3rd January, with the firm excited to see what this year will bring. New Staff 2017 starts with us welcoming a new member of staff into our building surveying department, with […]

Building Surveying, General News, Planning
8th December 2016

Two storey extension to listed building granted in Canterbury, Kent

Canterbury City Council have granted listed building consent and planning permission for the reinstatement of two-storey rear extension including structural works to remaining walls with new door and external staircase to comprise an office on ground floor and staff accommodation on first floor.   The property is grade II* listed and located within Canterbury City […]

Conservation, General News, Planning
5th December 2016

Barn to Residential Dwelling Granted Planning Permission – Brentwood, Essex

JTS have successfully negotiated planning permission for the change of use of an agricultural barn to a residential dwelling, with ancillary works and a property in Shenfield, Essex. The client had previously, through another consultant, sought a prior notification application for the change of use from agricultural to residential.  This had been sought under Class […]

General News, Planning
15th September 2016

Canterbury Planning Committee resolves to grant planning permission for housing scheme on former school site in Herne Bay

Canterbury Planning committee resolved to grant planning permission this week in accordance with the officer recommendation for approval subject to a S106 legal agreement and appropriate conditions.  The scheme in Herne Bay involved the retention of a listed building and reinstatement of school back to dwelling.  Remainder of school to be demolished for residential development […]

General News, Planning
9th September 2016

Hounslow Planning Committee Resolves to Grant Consent for Major Hotel and Residential Development

Nick Davey addressed the members of Hounslow’s Planning Committee which, following a lengthy debate, resolved to grant planning permission, subject to a Section 106 Agreement, for the redevelopment of a brownfield site on the Great West Road for a four storey hotel and 34 houses.  The revised application was submitted following an earlier refusal of […]

General News, Planning