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Repton House, Old Catton, Norwich

Instruction – Planning strategy advice and securing planning permission to increase asset value

Client – OMCI Ltd

Project Details – Repton House comprises surplus former institutional land and buildings acquired by the client as a redevelopment opportunity to achieve an increase in asset value by securing permission for residential use. The site is located within a Conservation Area and adjacent to a listed building and separately listed parkland. Full planning permission was secured for 7 dwellings with associated garaging, parking and private amenity space in February 2016.

LPP’s role – Advised on planning development options – Preparation and submission of application for Planning Permission and Conservation Area Consent in October 2015 – Securing Planning Permission and Conservation Area Consent and agreeing heads of terms of related S106 Agreement concerning public open space and affordable housing – Securing discharge of pre-commencement planning conditions of the previous consent and undertaking a material operation on site in order to commence the development and keep the planning permission alive in perpetuity.