UWE Bristol

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Weekly Blog – 43

Another successful outcome, approval for the change of use of a carport to a home office, the internal alterations to a Grade II listed building in Dunkeswell Conservation Area, to create a larger bathroom where previously only a shower room existed and the lowering of a window on the first-floor landing. The clients have waited patiently since 28 May 2021 for a decision made more urgent by the arrival of their first child.  It is difficult to believe that an application for listed building consent can take 5 months but this is average if we are lucky it will take […]

Slaters Yard Dorset West Bay Art Gallery Kim Sankey

Weekly Blog – 39

As my second summer working at AAL comes to an end, my departure for university feels bittersweet as I am deeply grateful to start the final year of my Part 1 qualification with valuable experience, however, I am going to miss the working environment. Over the past 3 months, I have been closely involved with at least 11 applications for planning and listed building consent across Dorset, Devon, and Somerset.  The work has been extremely varied – from CAD drawings and heritage reports to site visits and working lunches. I have also been fortunate enough to work on projects of […]