Author - Allan Mudie

Planning Approval – Rumbling Bridge

Today we received formal notification that we have obtained planning approval for this two house development in Perth and Kinross.The developments comprises two single level “cottages” each with detached garages that also benefit from approval to accommodate small businesses. Once the application was registered, PKC dealt with it with little fuss, no amendments and in good time.Bravo, PKC.

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New Master Suite – Perthshire.

We have made an application for Planning Approval for this modest extension to a house in rural Perthshire. The existing house is a former farm workers cottage but is located from a superb elevated location with an aspect north towards the Angus Glens. The extension will form a dedicated “Master Suite” for our clients to enjoy the benefit of their home’s beautiful location as well as the modern comforts you’d expect from a modern home. It is intended that the extension [...]

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Post Lockdown Progress

Post lockdown progress photographs on one of our sites in Carnoustie. This design is for a large extension over two levels with a large open plan and high volume over the ground floor to provide maximum daylight and provide uninterrupted views over the town and out towards the Firth of Tay. In order to build this, we require a significant steel frame to carry the constituent elements. The building project is at an exciting time at this stage……but also a wee [...]

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Application for Planning Approval for Medispa, Invergowrie.

We have made an application for Planning Approval to PKC council of this contemporary extension to Medispa in Invergowrie, Dundee. The extension is deliberately contemporary in appearance to appear to sit effortlessly within the established landscaped garden of the existing category C Listed house to which it is attached. It is single storey in height and finished with timber cladding and a grass roof. As the extension will be located within the setting of a Category A Listed church, we propose [...]

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Five Unit housing development Approved in Brechin.

We have received notification that we have had our application for Planning Approval for this five unit development in Brechin Granted. The development is located next to Brechin City Football Club and we had some fairly bewliderng conversations with Angus Council’s Environmental Health Officer who was concerned about the amenity of the residents due to crowd noise, amongst other things.  However, common sense won the day.   

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Planning Approval “won” for large detached house in Angus.

We have “won” planning approval for this very large detached dwelling house in rural Angus. The application and resulting positive decision was the end result of around two years of negotiating with the local authority planning department. The planning department worked with us, though, to navigate ways under the planning policies to facilitate support. The house is all on one level and is around 700m2 and is the largest house we have designed and obtained planning approval for. The house comprises large [...]

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PREAPP for a new Traditional style house in Perth and Kinross.

We have submiited drawings to PKC for a PREAPP. The site is outside of any settlement and is likely to be a tricky one to get support for. We have advised our client to adopt this approach rather than submit an application for Full Planning Approval – this is quicker and cheaper and will give a flavour of the likelihood of support well in advance of committing time and resources where the chances are slim.  

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Planning Approval for large house in Angus.

We have secured planning approval for this very large new house in Angus. The house is on one level comprising 700m2 with large bedrooms, large open plan living, kitchen and dining areas as well as a home office. Externally, there is a large double garage with gymnasium. The planners took some convincing that a house of this scale could be supported, but we got there in the end…….  

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New “Modernist” House in Angus

We have made an application for Planning Approval for this new house in a rural location in Angus. The house is aggressively modernist in appearance with simple geometric shapes, light flexible living spaces, contemporary materials but with low carbon emissions. Our clients have a keen interest in art history and have aspired to recreate a home that reflects their passion. We love it.   

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