Letter of Representation 1

Sample Objection letter

This sample objection letter is from an actual planning application. A planning application had been submitted in 2007 to convert part of the  historic site at  Nether Ardgrain into two large and imposing houses and a business unit. This objection letter (also known as a letter of representation) was submitted to object to the proposed residential and business development.  Read more » 

Letter of Representation 2

Sample Objection letter 2

This sample objection letter is from an actual planning application. After the first planning application at Nether Ardgrain in 2007 was refused at committee, a second application proposed a large and imposing house on the historic site. This objection letter (also known as a letter of representation) was submitted to object to the proposed residential development.  Read more » 

Press And Journal article 4

The planning events at Nether Ardgrain hit the headlines when the below article appeared in the Press and Journal.

www.thisisnorthscotland.co.uk 

NEW PLANS FOR FARM'S AGEING STEADINGS

ANDY PHILIP 08:50 - 10 April 2007

Fresh plans have been tabled in an attempt to redevelop grounds surrounding the only category A-listed farmhouse in Aberdeenshire. The proposals would transform ageing steadings into new houses at 16th century Nether Ardgrain, near Ellon.  Read more » 

Press And Journal article 3

The planning events at Nether Ardgrain hit the headlines when the below article appeared in the Press and Journal.

www.thisisnorthscotland.co.uk 

PLANS AROUND PROTECTED FARMHOUSE ARE THROWN OUT

ANDY PHILIP 08:50 - 28 February 2007  Read more » 

Press And Journal article 2

The planning events at Nether Ardgrain hit the headlines when the below article appeared in the Press and Journal.

www.thisisnorthscotland.co.uk 

MAN'S FIGHT TO SAVE HOME IN MEMORY OF PARENTS

ANDY PHILIP 08:50 - 24 February 2007

 The son of a tragic couple has spoken of his emotional battle to save a historic house which offers a lasting link to their memory.  Read more » 

Press And Journal article 1

The planning events at Nether Ardgrain hit the headlines when the below article appeared in the Press and Journal.

www.thisisnorthscotland.co.uk 

COUPLE'S £100,000 RESCUE OFFER TO PROTECT HISTORIC SITE REJECTED

ANDY PHILIP 08:50 - 08 February 2007  Read more » 

Letters of Representation

Nether Ardgrain Letters of Representation

Thanks in part to the publicity of the planning applications, the councellors received many letters of comments and objections to the Nether Ardgrain steading conversions, including letters from David Davidson MSP, Malcolm Bruce MP, Shiona Baird MSP and SAVE Britains Heritage.  Read more » 

Press Articles

Nether Ardgrain Press Articles

After the planning applications at Nether Ardgrain became public, the Press and Journal ran a series of articles on the issues surrounding the proposed residential development.

Listed Building Consent Applications

Sample Listed Building Consent Application

 To allow others to comment on the merits of an alternative use, you can submit a Listed Building Consent Application (see our Listed Building Consent pages for more information). At Nether Ardgrain we submitted plans to restore and renevate the Grade A listed barns, as an alternative to residential development. This Listed Building Consent application can be used as a reference if you decide to submit your own consent application.

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Planning Objection Letters

Sample Planning Objection Letters

 
Sample Objection letter 1

To make your objections to a planning application heard, you must submit what is known as a letter of representation (see our respond pages for tips on writing an effective letter of representation).  Read more »