Planning

11th December 2018

Design Matters

A recent RIBA report entitled ‘Design Matters’1 has revealed that only 1 in 4 people would choose to live in a...

10th April 2018

Recognising the need: ergonomics and anthropometrics in architectural design

‘Recognising the need is the primary condition for design,’ Charles Eames   Here at Turner & Hoskins, that’s a philosophy which...

27th February 2018

The History of Bricks, Part 2

‘The problem of architecture as I see it is the problem of all art – the elimination of the human element...

18th January 2018

The History of Bricks, Part 1

Give me a brick and it becomes worth its weight in gold.   We’ve never actually promised any of our clients...

29th December 2017

Projects on the listed list

Over the years, we’ve been engaged to modify many listed buildings. We consider it a privilege, not to mention a...

28th November 2017

The mixed blessing of listed buildings

What a great privilege and joy it is to own a listed property, an architectural treasure, with its own fascinating story...

24th July 2017

Loosening the Green Belt

Loosening the Green Belt Current planning controls and emerging policies Earlier this year, Sajid Javid, the Communities and Local Government Secretary,...

30th June 2017

The Green Belt

Why is the Green Belt there? First, the flippant, if slightly inaccurate, answer which we couldn’t quite resist. The green belt...

31st May 2017

Two in Two

Any planning permission can feel like a bit of a triumph.  It’s a great stage to reach.  It conveys permission for a...

1st June 2016

New House, Felbridge

Planning Permission Granted for a new 4 bedroom detached house in Felbridge, West Sussex.  The proposed four-bedroom detached house seeks to...