Planning for New Build Residential Property

Flow House
Leeds, Kent

Project Details

  • Property
    Flow House
  • Location
    Leeds, Kent
  • Year
  • Size
    12,000 sq.ft
Project Team

Deborah Hebel |  Finance and Planning Director. 
Project Co-ordinator and Procurement.

John Hebel | Technical Director.
Director on-site Operations.

Shane Jell | MKA Architects


Off market purchase of 82 acres of farmland with spectacular views.

Submission of a planning permission for a 12,000 sq. ft house powered by a 8kw wind turbine, built with copper and a rammed earth wall.

A fund of £25,000 was allocated to secure the permission, which included the services of an architect and planning advisor with an uplift bonus of fee, in the event successful planning. This “Property of Outstanding Architectural Quality” supported by The RIBA Panel of Excellence for Architectural Design was located on farmland in an Area of Outstanding National Beauty (AONB) upon which new houses are not usually permitted.

Submission was submitted in March 2006 with successful planning granted for the design in September 2006. 

Special reports required included; Ecological and Bat surveys plus Landscape Design.

On receipt of planning the new fruit orchard with trees from Brogdale Fruit and Tree National Collection was planted. 10,000 trees were planted to re-establish Caring Wood, previously on the land and lost circa 1910. This allowed us to obtain a “ Material Start” retaining the planning in perpetuity assisting securing a sale.

Sold to a Private Purchaser.

Flow House Site

Entrance to Flow House

Flow House North East Aspect

Flow House

Flow House

Close Up

Architects Plan View

Architect Aerial Plan View

An Area of Outstanding Beauty

Caring Wood replanted

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