Cats Protection are a nationwide charity which owns a range of cattery sites. ASP was involved in the planning work for the redevelopment of one its sites in Berkshire which is located in a rural position within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. ASP had previously achieved a permission for redevelopment of the site which needed to be updated to provide cattery facilities in line with current standards in a more cost-effective manner than the previous redevelopment through the use of modular buildings.

Initially ASP undertook some pre-application work obtaining advice from the Local Planning Authority on a number of scheme options, to ascertain their preferred option for the site redevelopment. Following this ASP was instructed to take the lead on the planning application working with the project architect and a number of subconsultants to finalise the preferred scheme. On approval of the scheme ASP continued to work with the project team to compile the necessary condition information and submitted the details to the local planning authority for approval.

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