Rural Development

We have many years of

experience dealing with the very varied planning issues and opportunities the rural area can offer.

As a result, we have strong connections with trusted consultants who can help you negotiate this often complicated area.

Sherwill Drake Forbes can advise on all types of rural planning and rural development applications including:

  • Conversions of modern and traditional buildings for residential and commercial uses
  • New farm buildings
  • Potential development sites on the edges of towns and villages
  • New agricultural dwellings with occupancy conditions
  • The removal of occupancy conditions on dwellings
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Waste and minerals application

Sherwill Drake Forbes has successfully obtained consent through permitted development applications for over 60 new dwellings in open countryside.

We will assess your opportunity and give your application the best possible chance of success.