Our planning team design and advise on a wide range of barn and agricultural conversion projects, from initial planning appraisals and pre-application, through to permitted development rights (Class Q), change of use or full planning permission.
Assisting clients repurpose obsolete farm buildings into valuable assets through the design and planning process, from initial concept visuals to fully detailed designs.
Obtaining approval for conversion of traditional barns such as threshing barns or cart sheds into residential dwellings, holiday lets or office accommodation.
Obtaining approval for modern farm buildings with no architectural merit to be converted to residential dwellings under permitted development rights (Class Q).
“Our family have worked closely with JHWalter for many projects over the years. The planning team kept me informed of the progress throughout the project and their expertise and advice has been invaluable. I would highly recommend the JHWalter planning team.“
"After two very disappointing experiences with other agents, we’d like to say a big thank you for the work that the planning team put into our planning application and using their extensive knowledge to achieve our desired outcome. It took a tremendous amount of stress out of the whole process."
"Unfortunately the vagaries of the planning system conspired against us and it took a mammoth effort to get our project through planning. Without the blend of skills and experience in this team I am sure that we would have failed."