26th January 2017

Planning Permission Granted for Transport Training Centre, Essex

JTS have just secured our client planning permission for the permanent change of use a former Little Chef restaurant to a transport training centre on the A13 in Essex. Change of use had been temporarily granted on two occasions, but the client wanted the assurance of a permanent consent to ensure stability.  Working with Andy […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

20th October 2016

Agricultural Forestry Workshop Granted in Brentwood, Essex

JTS have successfully negotiated planning permission for the erection of a workshop and store, which will incorporate a kitchenette and WC within woodland in Warley, Essex, close to Brentwood. The site is part of a woodland planted in the 1970s and our client had received a licence to manage the site, together with bee keeping […]

29th September 2016

Prior Notification Consent for residential conversion received in Ipswich Wetdock

A new precedent has been set with JTS having just secured prior notification approval, so that ground floor offices in the Ipswich Wetdock area can be converted into flats.  The application was supported by a Flood Risk Assessment and is the closest building, to the dock, where the Borough Council has allowed residential use at […]