7th December 2020

Brexit: Data Protection

At the end of the transition period, the GDPR will become part of a new body of retained EU law. In addition, some further legislation is proposed which…

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4th June 2019

How will Recreational disturbance Avoidance and Mitigation Strategy (RAMS) Payments Impact Residential Developments?

Under the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 (commonly referred to as the Habitat Regulations) a Habitat Regulations Assessment (HRA) is required for land use plans and…

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8th October 2018

Ellisons’ Construction and Development Briefing Highlights Cautious Outlook for Region’s Property Market

A new survey of property professionals undertaken at our first Construction and Development Briefing, has shown that 57.4% of respondents are more cautious about the sector now than…

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4th August 2016

Letting and Managing Agents update

On 12 May 2016 the Housing and Planning Act 2016 received royal assent, this act brings in a number of changes to the private residential letting sector, aimed…

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17th May 2016

Could you convert your redundant agricultural building to residential use?

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 was amended in 2015 to permit changes of redundant agricultural buildings to other land uses subject to certain safeguards…

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13th November 2015

Turning Offices into Homes

Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis announced on 13 October 2015 that the temporary permitted development rights which have enabled the conversion of office buildings to residential dwellings…

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11th October 2012

Property and Planning Seminar at firstsite

On Tuesday 9th October, Ellisons Solicitors, Colchester Borough Council and Fenn Wright Chartered Surveyors, hosted a seminar for some seventy plus delegates in the property development sector. The…

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24th April 2012

Lee Pearce represents Colne Housing Society Ltd on Village Green Application

Having acquired a development site in Heybridge, Maldon, obtained planning consent on appeal, and commenced the development of 30 much needed affordable homes, Colne received an application made…

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