Category: Planning

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Sitting in the council chambers listening to the councillors discuss the merits as to why the owners of 3 Belgrave Terrace should be awarded planning permissions to turn their garden into a building site I distinctly remember Councillor Peter Barden putting forward the argument that because the existing gardens were not being maintained, the creation ...

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Could the owner of a grey Fiat Punto registration plate ST07 CCK please refrain from parking on the Topcliffe Road pavement. Despite there being a number of available car parking spaces available on the other side of the Sowerby Road ( see photo ) you are in breach of the highway code and as such a number of residents, families with pushchairs, elderly ...

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9am Monday the 31st of July 2017, a firm of ground clearance specialists from Skipton arrive on site and start the process of clearing the site in preparation for when the builders arrive. They start with the removal of the Belgrave Terrace street sign and then proceed to take down the wall and it’s metal railings that have stood for there for the ...

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The owners of 3 Belgrave Terrace after not finding a buyer when the Belgrave plot went to auction with Hunters estate agency finally sell, but only after dropping the price to offers over £165,000. Shortly after the sale a women is seen wondering up and down the street looking for builders recommendations.

So despite all the objections as ...

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On the 12th of March 2014 despite numerous objections for the erection of a fence in order to section up the gardens of No 3 Belgrave Terrace - Hambleton District council granted permission for owners/occupiers to go ahead. The resulting trellis fence is untidy, cheap and out of character to the gardens and is in breach of a historic covenant that ...

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On Thursday the 27th of April the gardens of 3 Belgrave Terrace which included planning permissions to build two further houses on the land went to Auction with Hunters Estate Agents at York Race Course. The guide price for the sale of this land was £180,000 - £200,000. Marketed as ‘a fantastic opportunity to acquire a small development in the sought ...

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Following on from the No3 Belgrave Terrace's approved planning application for the construction of 2 new houses on the site of 3 Belgrave Terrace, an application to cut two thirds of the Yew trees that occupy the site is currently being considered by the local and district councils. To anyone that wishes to preserve these 150 year old trees from ...


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Sowerby, North Yorkshire

Sowerby is a suburb of Thirsk and is positioned in the northern half of North Yorkshire on the flood plains of Cod Beck. It sits on the A19 trunk road at the junction with the A61 to the west and Ripon. Northallerton lies 10 miles to the north along the A168 and York is 25 miles to the south east along the A19. Thirsk has a station on the main east coast railway line.

A Conservation Area is defined as an 'area of special architectural or historic interest the character and appearance of which it is desirable to preserve and enhance'. The purpose of a Conservation Area is to protect wider landscapes of quality and the local distinctiveness of areas valued for their visual characteristics and historic associations