This report revealed a high risk site immediately adjacent to the subject property.
Site 1 had failed planning history for the erection of 10 houses. The application was refused by the Local Planning Authority due to the scale, bulk and density of the proposed dwellings.
The DevAssess report identified this and made the client aware that a resubmission would be a very real possibility. A developer could very easily submit a new application for perhaps 6 houses instead of 10. Just because permission has been refused once it doesn’t mean the risk of development is gone. By analyzing decision notices we are apple to provide a professional opinion as to the continued risk posed by those sites that fail at planning.
In this case we were also able to identify that whilst sites 2 and 3 have no relevant planning history and are therefore low risk, the existing buildings are at a similarly low density and these sites may be promoted for development in the future.