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What we do:


Pre-Acquisition Services

Pre-Acquisition Services
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Instruction from individual owners and other professional advisors.

Close working with property search companies as well as for private clients
Advice on planning constraints, opportunities and development potential.

Strategic Planning and Policy Review

Strategic Planning and Policy Review
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As former Local Plans are reviewed and Core Strategy documents become part of the Local Development Framework, MLA has advised private clients, rural Estates and commercial organisations on how their land holding interests are best represented.

Review of Policies applying to a range of land and property interests:

• South Gloucestershire
• Runnymede Borough Council
• Wiltshire Council
• Cumbria Minerals Plan




Rural Estates and Farms

Rural Estates and Farms
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Working alongside Agents and professional advisors, coordination of Management Plans as an “overview”, has been followed by specific planning applications – with supporting landscape and environmental reports, covering such projects as:

• New farm buildings and grain stores
• Landscape and woodland planting
• Rights-of-way and visual amenity projects
• Residential development and conversions

Countryside Diversification of Rural Property

Countryside Diversification
of Rural Property
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Whether for new or added value enterprises, knowledge of rural planning and development opportunities has resulted in significant developments or additions to both larger private estates and individual landowner / farmer interests.


Commercial and Mixed Use Development

Commercial and Mixed Use Development
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Cory Environmental and Belvedere Power Station
Care Home in Deepcut for TLC
Redevelopment of Bedfont Trading Estate, Heathrow for the Trehaven Group
Tedworth House Redevelopment for Help for Heroes to provide a Personnel Recovery and Assessment Centre
Game Farm for Heart of England Farms in Warwickshire

Country Houses and Replacement Dwellings

Country Houses and
Replacement Dwellings

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Planning permission has been obtained for a variety of country houses in recent years, including:

• North Farm, Cotswolds
• Holland Farmhouse, Somerset
• Fonthill Old Abbey, Wiltshire
• Cantelupe Farmhouse, Cambridge
• Bearsden, Wentworth Estate, Surrey
• Eastridge Estate House, Wiltshire
• Stanmore, Middlesex
• Locketts Farm, Dorset


Planning Application And Public Inquiry Successes

Planning Application And Public Inquiry Successes
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Bedfont Trading Estate for commercial redevelopment within the Green Belt
West Stevenage proposals for 3,600 houses and mixed use development
Heart of England Farms: successful appeal for game farm and other agricultural facilities
Ranbury Farm in the Cotswolds – successful appeal for major new grain store complex
Stoke Farm in Somerset for
replacement dwelling

MLA Design and Access Statements, Presentations and Graphics

MLA Design and Access Statements, Presentations and Graphics
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Attractive and persuasive documents are considered an essential component of project promotion and successful outcome.




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