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Despite the ever present shadow of Brexit, the Bruton Knowles Gloucester office has had one of its most buoyant starts to a new year, securing a number of lettings and sales for key properties. From a quarry turned into aholiday destination, to a dairy transformed into residential use, the team has showcased its skill set and ability to quickly and efficiently market a range of properties across the commercial sector. Here we review a few of the highlights from the Land Development team’s portfolio.  

In Corse, Gloucestershire, Bruton Knowles has confirmed planning permission for the development of land at Yew Trees Cottage, with outline planning permission for 27 dwellings, along with areas of public open space around the new homes. The site will provide much needed homes in the Forest of Dean.

Bruton Knowles has gained planning consent for 53 new holiday chalets being built at Shadwell Quarry, Much Wenlock, Shropshire. The quarry, which produced limestone used for roads, building and smelting, has been left vacant. The development plans to retain some unique features of the site, including fantastic views of the nearby windmill, established woodland and plants, access roads and the gated main entrance. New to the site will bea reception building and maintenance storage,a pedestrian link to Jack Mytton Way and an upgrade of existing access roads. 

There’s been breakthrough in the Wye Valley Area, which borders England and Wales, with planning permission confirmed for the conversion of a former dairy property. The Wye Valley is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty where the standards for new development are understandably high. The team has secured planning permission for residential use of the barn, having worked closely with the client and Planning Officers to design a scheme which his appropriate to the areaand meets the needs of modern living.

Paul Barton, Associate at the Bruton Knowles Gloucester office, comments: “It’s been a strong start to the year for our team here in Gloucester. We are driving forward permissions and in turn sales of a number of key properties and larger development sites, which is bringing much needed growth to the area – specifically in relation to providing more local housing.

“As one of the leading property consultancies within the region, we are experienced and capable of taking on the marketing of properties within any sector. The depth of knowledge and ability we have will rival that of any competitor. We can expect to see much more from the team as we continue oninto 2019.”

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