Planning permission has been granted for a nine-home residential scheme on green belt land in Lancashire.

Chartered Surveyors, Acland Bracewell, secured full planning permission for the scheme on land in South Ribble’s Green Belt, which attracted the support of both local residents and the council, with zero objections being received.

Planning permission on the former agricultural site in Leyland comprises nine new large, detached homes. The development is expected to complete within the next two years, and Acland Bracewell is also instructed to enter into discussions with housebuilders.

The plans show four types of modern architecture homes, each of which have been designed specifically for the development, providing an attractive, high quality living environment, which incorporates ecological, infrastructure and landscaping within the overall scheme.

The plans include features such as bat boxes, EV charging points and appropriate off-road parking, alongside architecture and landscaping that enhances the environment and contributes to the wider street scene.

Robert Rawlinson of Acland Bracewell, said: “This is an exciting scheme that delivers attractive, high quality new homes in a sustainable location and endorses cycling and walking to local amenities. All elements of the site have been subject to fastidious consideration, from the impact on the environment to the effect on the wider community and the landscape.

“There are a lot of challenges to overcome when submitting a residential application on Green Belt land, but with specialist planning expertise, and sensitive architectural design, there can be a realistic prospect of success. As a company, we provide an integrated, comprehensive approach from concept, to planning and design, through to delivering a desirable development with substantial experience in rural developments.

“We support the government’s vision of building beautiful places and delivering new homes in sustainable locations, using quality design that helps shape and enhance local communities. We genuinely feel this scheme achieves that ambition.”

With their head office based in Tarleton, West Lancashire, Acland Bracewell boasts a 65-year legacy and unrivalled expertise in rural planning, architecture, surveying and estate management services. The company specialises in securing planning permission for residential, commercial and agricultural developments for the benefit of existing and future sustainable communities.

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