THE following planning applications have been decided on by Wiltshire Council and the Planning Inspectorate this week.

CHIPPENHAM: A plan to replace defective windows by Mr and Mrs Caddell of Pond Cottage has been approved.

PURTON: Mrs C Elliot of Haxmoor Farm, has had her application to convert an agricultural building into a dwelling refused. The decision said that the development would “ detract from the character of the landscape” and because the site is located outside any defined settlement boundary.

The decision also noted that because the site is remote “from a range of services, employment opportunities” and was unlikely to be well-served by public transport.

BRADFORD ON AVON: A plan to for a single-storey extension following the demolition of a garage and the inclusion of roof dormer to an existing single-storey bungalow has been approved.

he council approved the plans submitted by Katey Fryer and Adam Hickman on the condition that no development will begin until “ details of the timber cladding to be used on the development have been submitted to and approved”.

BRADFORD ON AVON: Graig Gulliford of the Old Chapel House, has had his plans for a replacement garage with home office and games/gym room approved with conditions. The conditions are that the building shall “only enure as ancillary accommodation for the host domestic property and shall not be rented out or sold as separate accommodation or be used for commercial purposes”.

MALMESBURY: James Collins of Foxley Road has had his plans for a single-storey extension and alterations to a bungalow approved.

OARE: A plan for an extension to a light industrial unit for storing inventory has been approved. David Hamilton of Lady Margaret’s Farm’s plans for the extension has been given the go-ahead by Wiltshire Council.

SHREWTON: Rollestone Manor Trust has had its plan for the conversion of the curtilage of a listed coach house into two holiday let apartments and associated parking approved. The conditions for the approval are that “no new external windows/doors which shall be of timber shall be installed in the development” until they have been submitted and approved.

WARMINSTER: Plans submitted by the board of governors to convert a former children’s centre at Princecroft primary school to a nursery have been approved.

SOUTHWICK: An application by Mr Denning of Southfield has been approved. The plans will see the removal of an existing conservatory and the development of a new conservatory to rear elevation.

MARLBOROUGH: No objections were given to plans submitted by Richard Turner of Brimslade Farm to cut down a conifer tree.

MARLBOROUGH: A plan for the development of a staff cottage at North Farm has been approved with conditions. The decision said: “The occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to a person solely or mainly working, or last working, in the locality in agriculture or in forestry, or a widow or widower of such a person, and to any resident dependants”.

Additionally, no development can take place until the access, turning area and parking spaces have been completed.

GRITTLETON: A plan for refurbishment works to create bedroom accommodation on the first and second floors at Grittleton House have been approved.

DEVIZES: Plans submitted by Mr Jonathan Hargreaves of St John's Street for general refurbishment and repairs to a Grade II listed building have been approved.

WESTBURY: Permission has been granted to Mr P Jones for the conversion of redundant offices into a residential dwelling at 20 Fore Street have been approved.

TROWBRIDGE: Plans by Mr Ravi Chohan of Pear Tree Street for the change of use of The Handle House from non-residential and educational training to business offices has been approved.

CORTON: Approval was given to Mr Mundy of Sundial house for the removal of an ash tree.

MELKSHAM: Mr Sam Hamid has had his application for the construction of two, two bed detached houses approved with conditions. The decision stated that no development shall begin at The Crays, Melksham until a system for proper drainage has been submitted and approved.