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Planning permission secured for Data Centre at Lindley Moor, Huddersfield


ID Planning has successfully secured outline planning permission for a data centre campus (circa 32,000 sq m) on a 18ha site at Lindley Moor, Huddersfield.  The application was accompanied by a comprehensive suite of supporting technical reports including an Environmental Statement and Comprehensive Framework Document demonstrating how the site and adjacent residential allocation can be developed in a comprehensive manner.  The consent follows a detailed period of  negotiation with the Council and other interested parties and is seen as an important step forward in delivering economic development for Kirklees.


Front Row, Merrion Way, Leeds.


ID Planning has submitted a full planning application for the redevelopment of the property known as Front Row, Merrion Way, Leeds to provide new restaurants, bars, retail, casino and hotel facilities.  The development proposals will see the major enhancement of the gateway property to the new Leeds Arena and the northern entertainment quarter.  The submission represents the culmination of a process of joint working with the City Council.


Bradford Road, Gildersome, Leeds


ID Planning has successfully negotiated a resolution to grant planning permission for a specialist care facility on a Greenfield site in South Leeds.  The proposed development will see the creation of a care village for approximately 40 residents, where high dependency units and also independent living accommodation will be provided.


Change of use and alterations Kingston upon Thames


I D Planning has secured consent for the change of use and alterations to 25-29 High Street, Kingston upon Thames on behalf of Las Iguanas, the Latin American restaurant chain, with a view to them taking occupation and opening for business by the end of 2011.


Consent for two residential dwellings in the Leeds Green Belt


I D Planning, acting on behalf of Yorparks has secured consent for two residential dwellings in the Leeds Green Belt on the site of a former orchid nursery in Rawdon.


Wetherby Business and Employment Park


I D Planning has secured consent for a new business and employment park in Wetherby on behalf of Wetherby Park Ltd which includes approximately 60,000 ft² of office accommodation, accessed off the former A1 which now acts as a relief road to Wetherby.

The application is subject to a Section 106 Agreement.


Leisure Complex, Belper


I D Planning has secured consent for a new state of the art leisure complex in the centre of Belper, Derbyshire comprising a six lane, 25m pool, sports hall, gymnasium, aerobics pool and hydrotherapy pool.

The development is by Landmark Cannon and will be leased by Amber Valley District Council.


Residential Dwellings


I D Planning has secured consent for 35 residential dwellings in the Bradford Green Belt on behalf of Denholme Velvets who are redeveloping the former mill buildings and consolidating in a smaller more modern commercial unit adjoining the site.


Harrogate Road


ID Planning has successfully negotiated planning permission for the construction of 4 residential properties on a garden site in North Leeds.

Given the sensitivities of garden development, coupled with the fact that the property is covered in mature vegetation this is considered to be a successful outcome for the client.


New Convenience Retailing


ID Planning has successfully negotiated planning permission for the creation of a new A1 convenience retail facility in North Leeds.

The proposed store for a major convenience retailer is designed so as to serve a clearly identified local need. It is envisaged that the store will be open in the early part of 2012.

Planning consent secured on behalf of NHS


ID Planning has secured outline planning consent for a world-leading Campus for Ageing and Vitality on behalf of Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The development will bring up to 1000 new jobs to the West End of Newcastle and, building on the reputation of the existing Institute for Ageing and Health at Newcastle University, create an internationally renowned centre for research into ageing. The application was made in partnership with Newcastle University and Tesco.


Newcastle City Council approved outline consent for the whole campus and the first stage of development which is a Health, Well-Being and Walk-In Centre, to serve the people of the West End, and a Tesco Regeneration Partnership store. The campus will be built on the site of the former Newcastle General Hospital.


Planning permission negotiated on behalf of Kier Ventures


ID Planning has negotiated planning permission on behalf of Kier Ventures Ltd for a 67 bed hotel with 2 A1/A3 units at ground floor level at Doncaster Lakeside for occupation by Travelodge. The hotel is due to open 2012.

ID Planning on behalf of Castlevale Submit Formal Planning Application for Sowerby Gateway


Following an extensive period of public consultation, ID Planning, on behalf of Castlevale has submitted the largest application ever received by Hambleton District Council.

“Sowerby Gateway” was the option selected by Hambleton District Council in 2009 to help it meet local housing and employment needs for the next twenty years and was drawn up by Castlevale in response to the area’s Local Development Framework.

Permission secured for Travelodge


ID Planning on behalf of GMI (Robinsons Huddersfield) Limited have successfully negotiated a favourable resolution to secure planning permission for a new, 62 bed hotel to be operated by Travelodge. The development is scheduled to commence in March 2011 with a completion date of September 2011.

The hotel forms part of a wider 2.4ha development site that ID Planning has secured planning permission for retail, restaurants, a public house, offices and large warehouse units.

Planning consent secured on behalf of NHS


ID Planning has secured outline planning consent for a world-leading Campus for Ageing and Vitality on behalf of Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The development will bring up to 1000 new jobs to the West End of Newcastle and, building on the reputation of the existing Institute for Ageing and Health at Newcastle University, create an internationally renowned centre for research into ageing. The application was made in partnership with Newcastle University and Tesco.


Newcastle City Council approved outline consent for the whole campus and the first stage of development which is a Health, Well-Being and Walk-In Centre, to serve the people of the West End, and a Tesco Regeneration Partnership store. The campus will be built on the site of the former Newcastle General Hospital.


RSS reinstated in November 2010


The Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 is the most significant change to planning legislation since 1968 when the two tier system of Structure Plans and Local Plans was introduced. The new Development Plan system consists of the Development Plan Documents (DPDs) which will form part of a local authority’s Local Development Plan Framework (LDF).

Happy Birthday


ID Planning celebrated their 5th birthday in February 2010. The business continues to grow and diversify to meet the challenges of an ever changing planning system. ID Planning now has a dedicated professional team of 8 dealing with all aspects of planning.