Whiteley villageHersham

Full planning permission granted for erection of a new care hub including a 44-unit extra care home.

Client

Whiteley Homes Trust, a charitable trust with HRH Prince of Wales as patron.

 

Site details and constraints:

The site is in a conservation area within the green belt and includes listed buildings.

 

Our role and services

  • Identify the key constraints of the site and planning policy implications.
  • Identify the full extent of the needs of our client and the potential users of the village.
  • Instruct and lead a specialised team.
  • Produce a masterplan providing a clear and co-ordinated vision of how the Trust would progress the development.
  • Produce a sensitively designed scheme, which will preserve and enhance the character of this significant heritage asset while meeting green belt objectives.
  • 44-bed

    New care home

  • Significant heritage asset

    250 listed buildings and conservation area

Outcomes

Planning permission was granted for a scheme that will preserve the character of this sensitive site while ensuring its longevity. Furthermore, the permission will provide additional accommodation for the elderly community, meeting an identified need.

Following the granting of permission, the planning team has submitted applications to amend the design and discharge pre-commencement conditions and obligations.