×
Home
About Us
Our Services
Blog
FAQ's
Case Studies
Contact Us

 

 

 

 

Change of use from C3 to D1 (Surgery), 1no. flat on first floor, single story rear extension, 5no. off-street parking, amenity space

Borough

Barnet

 

Address

55 Sheaveshill Avenue, NW9 6SD

 

Development Type

Change of use, single storey extension

Proposed Development

Change of use from C3 use (residential) to D1 use (Surgery) at ground floor level. 1no. self-contained flat at first floor level. Single story rear extension. Associated cycle and refuse store, 5no. off-street parking spaces and amenity space

 

4D Planning's Role

Site Appraisal, Pre-application Advice with Barnet Council. Preparation of the architectural drawings, Planning Advice and liaison with the Council and client. Research on the requirements of the CQC (Care Quality Commission). Preparation of the Planning, Design and Access Statement, Parking Survey and Parking Report. Speech and representation of client at a local Council Committee.    

4D Planning conducted a feasibility site appraisal to assess whether planning permission can be achieved for a conversion of a vacant single family dwelling into a doctors surgery with up to 5 doctors. 4D Planning advised that there was a high chance the D1 would be successful following intensive desktop research. We were then instructed to prepare a planning application and to meet the council via Pre Application Advice.

4D Planning prepared the application and all the architectural drawings in consultation with the planners from Barnet Council who advised to retain the first floor for residential use, therefore only the ground floor would be in use as D1 (surgery).

4D Planning prepared a parking survey in the wider area to determine if the proposed use would generate traffic and a loss of parking spaces to the local residents. The data was analysed by 4D Planning’s Transport Planner and it was concluded that there would not be a detrimental impact on the provision of parking along the road and on adjacent street. This was due to the good public transport links and due to the off street parking spaces which were included in the proposed development.

4D Planning also prepared a sequential approach test to determine if there was demand for another surgery on this location, since there was another doctors’ surgery on the same road. Our research concluded that there was demand to assist the NHS with relieving its overcrowded surgeries by introducing another one in a sustainable location.

The application proposal faced opposition from over 50 neighbours who signed a petition. The application went to committee and 4D Planning spoke at the meeting and addressed the neighbour’s concerns. The Borough of Barnet’s Councillors voted to grant planning permission unanimously.

This application is one of many ‘doctors surgeries’ that have been granted permission with the assistance of 4D Planning.

 

 

 

Get a fully transparent and competitive quote - no hidden fees

Get your full breakdown, all inclusive fixed fee quote now

CALL US: 0203 1500 183

Side and rear extension

18 Cope Place W8 6AA

 

Side extension to the rear of the property Kensington and Chelsea.

more information

Rear dormer roof extension

1 Agincourt Road NW3 2PB

 

Dormer window on rear roof elevation

more information

Construction of hip to gable roof extension, two storey side extension to provide new 2 bedroom dwelling house

11 Woodville Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 3BH

 

Construction of hip to gable side roof extension and two storey side extension.

more information

Single storey rear extension - 69 Blenheim Park Rd

69 Blenheim Park Road, CR2 6BJ

 

Erection of a single storey extension to a ground floor flat

more information
Message Us NowMessage Us
Online
Top
COVID-19 update: Our office is open for business however all our staff are now working from home until further notice. We request that all our clients stay at home too and follow the Government's guidance. x