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Residential Planning Permission in Sittingbourne

In April 2024, our Tunbridge Wells Planning Team secured a resolution to grant planning permission for a residential scheme in Sittingbourne, Kent. The scheme will provide 27 residential flats across […]

Farm Expo 2024

Batcheller Monkhouse were delighted to be back at Farm Expo in Detling, Kent on Wednesday 6th March 2024. Held at the Kent County Showground our Rural Professionals spent the day […]

Starmer wants homes built on Green Belt land in the South East

In February 2024, Sir Kier Starmer commented on the current level of housebuilding in the South East. Whilst lacking in detail, this statement by the Labour leader shows a promising […]

Planning Success utilising Permitted Development Rights

Unlocking Success: Tunbridge Wells Planning Team Utilise Permitted Development Rights In February, our Tunbridge Wells Planning Team achieved a significant planning success by leveraging the fall-back position established under permitted […]

The Kent Farming Conference 2024

Batcheller Monkhouse were delighted to once again attend The Kent Farming Conference in Detling, Kent. On the 24th of January 2024, our rural professionals enjoyed an evening at The Kent […]

Wear It Pink 2023

In October 2023, Batcheller Monkhouse once again took part in Wear It Pink in aid of raising awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Now. Breast Cancer Now raises money every […]

Levelling-up and Regeneration Act 2023 – Planning Update

The Levelling-up and Regeneration Act 2023 was given Royal Assent on 26th October 2023 and introduces fundamental changes to our planning system. Importantly, most of the changes will not come […]

Oxford Brookes University Careers Fair 2023

On Tuesday the 10th of October 2023, Batcheller Monkhouse had great success attending Oxford Brookes University Careers Fair. At Batcheller Monkhouse, we are delighted to offer Graduate jobs and work […]

The Royal Agricultural University Careers Fair 2023

On Wednesday the 5th of October 2023, our Rural Professionals had great success attending The Royal Agricultural University Careers Fair. At Batcheller Monkhouse, we are pleased to offer Graduate jobs […]

The Glamping Show 2023

In September 2023 the Batcheller Monkhouse Chartered Town Planners had great success attending The Glamping Show, a luxury camping and outdoor hospitality exhibition event. Staff from our Tunbridge Wells Planning […]

Laughton Ploughing Match 2023

On Wednesday the 20th of September 2023, our Rural, Agency, Lettings, Telecoms and Planning Professionals attended Laughton Ploughing Match. The annual agricultural event was held on South Farm in Rodmell, […]

The Weald of Kent Ploughing Match 2023

On the 16th of September 2023, our Rural, Agency, Lettings, Telecoms and Planning Professionals had great success attending the Weald of Kent Ploughing Match. The first Ploughing Match Batcheller Monkhouse […]

Class BC: New Permitted Development Right for Temporary Campsites

The Batcheller Monkhouse Chartered Town Planners offer a wealth of knowledge and experience to their clients across Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. Our teams can and advise and guide you […]

The South of England Show 2023

Batcheller Monkhouse were delighted to be back at The South of England Show on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June 2023. The annual agricultural event was held at the South […]

Permitted Development Rights for Additional Storeys to a Dwelling

Batcheller Monkhouse Chartered Town Planners have the experience and knowledge to advise and guide clients through the Planning system. Offices covering Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. Our Tunbridge Wells Planning […]

Heathfield Agricultural Show 2023

Batcheller Monkhouse were thrilled to be back at Heathfield Agricultural Show on Saturday 27th May 2023. Held at Tottingworth Farm in Broad Oak, our Agency and Rural Professionals spent the […]

Careers Fair 2023

On Tuesday 18th April, members of staff from our Tunbridge Wells office attended The Skinners’ School and Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Girls’ Annual Careers Fair. At Batcheller Monkhouse we […]

Sussex Hospices Trail 2023

At Batcheller Monkhouse we strive to support charities and local communities where we can. Whilst we will continue to support several charities, we are delighted to announce our main charity […]

The Value of Pre-application Advice

Batcheller Monkhouse Chartered Town Planners have the experience and knowledge to advise and guide clients through the planning system. Offices covering Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. As planning consultants, the […]

The Queen’s Green Canopy

Batcheller Monkhouse are proud to be raising awareness of The Queen’s Green Canopy. This initiative of planting over a million trees across the nation between October 2021 and March 2023 […]

Wear It Pink

In October 2022, Batcheller Monkhouse once again took part in Wear It Pink to help raise awareness and money for Breast Cancer Now. Breast Cancer Now raise money every year […]

Careers Fair 2022

In October 2022, a team of our Rural Professionals had great success attending Careers Fairs at the Royal Agricultural University and Oxford Brookes University. Royal Agricultural University – Thursday 6th […]

Ploughing Matches 2022

During September 2022 many of our Rural Professionals, Agency, Lettings, Telecoms and Planning teams attended a number of Ploughing Matches across Kent and Sussex. Weald of Kent Ploughing Match The […]

Planning Success in Surrey

Timber Hill Road, Caterham – The Potential of Permitted Development Our Tunbridge Wells Planning Team, working alongside Mike Bliss Architecture ltd, have utilised the recently introduced Class MA Permitted Development […]