About Stephen Locke
Stephen Locke is an experienced Rural Chartered Surveyor and Chartered Town Planner with over 25 years in practice. He established and leads Stephen Locke Associates, a specialist rural land, property and planning consultancy.
He has considerable expertise in all forms of land use and rural development with projects over the years including: equestrian developments, rural tourism, renewable energy projects, commercial rural building conversions, visitor attractions and rural dwellings.
He has been involved with many rural building conversion schemes across England and Wales and has a team of allied professionals providing a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach.
This seminar will focus on why Councils still seem to be refusing many farm buildings agricultural to residential permitted development planning applications. The process of a Class Q application will be discussed together with ways of maximising your chances of success in the current climate.