In summary the new permitted development rights allow change of use:
At the time of writing Cornwall Council interpretation of this new regulation is yet to be published however Atelier 3 are currently liaising with the local authority to seek clarification of what will be required for a prior notification application.
For more information please contact Tim Hancock on 01208 895536 who can advise you further.
New regulations that came into use on 6th April 2014 mean that existing agricultural buildings can be converted into a variety of uses including residential without the need of a full planning application. The policy is designed to support rural communities by making better use of existing buildings and to help with the housing shortage.
Want to find out more call Tim Hancock on 01208 895536.
Atelier 3 sponsored the match ball at the top of the league clash between Sticker AFC and Mousehole on Saturday 22nd March 2014. Sticker having won the match are now at the top of the South West Peninsula Football League. Tim is a committee member of the club.
Wow, not one but two Atelier 3 Projects have been short-listed for the Cornwall Sustainability Awards.
School Hill and Trebears Eco House have been short-listed for the ‘Sustainable Construction – New Build’ Award. Check these projects out here: http://www.atelier3.co.uk/portfolio/new-build/
At the Big Draw Event Tim sketched his ideas of how areas of Liskeard could be regenerated with pop up markets and helped members of the public with translating their own ideas on to paper. The sketches have formed part of a Public exhibition at The Stuart House in Liskeard and are part of the ongoing community consultation on the future of Liskeard.
Pollys Leap featured in the April 2013 edition of the Build It Magazine.
Atelier 3 are proud to be informed that Pollys Leap has been chosen by the editors of the magazine for the highly acclaimed ‘Best Home Award 2013’.
Read more and view the other shortlists by following this link: http://www.self-build.co.uk/best-home
Organised by the Cornwall Branch of the RIBA and judged by the Town Mayor, this friendly competition is held at a different beach every year in the summer.
Practices from the Region were set the task of producing a sandcastle replicating one of their individual projects – this was our attempt.
Atelier 3’s project The Barn House, St Kew, features within the building design section of the Cornwall Design Guide. The Barn House features on page 66 of the design guide under 7.3 Built form and character and is commended for the utilisation of reclaimed materials in the design.
More information on the Cornwall Design Guide can be found here: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=34103
Treyew Road site visit in October 2013. The final rendering and decoration is now underway.