• Replacement Stock Barn, Anroach Farm
  • Local Needs Barn Conversion, Waterhouses
  • Ancillary Barn Conversion, Quarnford
  • Barn Conversion, Staffordshire Moorlands
  • Agricultural Worker's Dwelling, Peak District National Park
  • Manège at Hawthorne Cottage
  • Small Industrial Unit, Waterhouses
  • Commercial Office & Reception Building
  • Grade II listed building, Stanton nr Ashbourne
  • Loft Conversion, Staffordshire Moorlands
  • Sun Room, Staffordshire Moorlands
  • Garage, Staffordshire Moorlands
  • Office Conversion, Waterhouses
  • Modernisation of 1950's Dwelling
  • First Floor Extension, Waterhouses
  • Rear Extension, Stonyslacks Farm
  • New Build Bungalow
  • Three Storey Side Extension
  • Two Storey Rear Extension
  • Single Storey Side and Rear Extensions

Agricultural Building Plans

Showing the original stock barn Showing the replacement building Anroach Farm from afar The front elevation The rear elevation The end elevation Cross Section
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Anroach Farm is an 18th Century farm house nestling below the broken escarpment of Anroach in the Staffordshire Moorlands. The project involved the demolition and replacement of a stock barn. An application for prior approval (GPDO Notice) was submitted to the Peak District National Park Authority who confirmed that the prior approval was not required.

The replacement building is a portal frame construction with three 4.5m wide bays spanning approximately 12.2 metres. It is faced to approximately 1/3rd eaves height in reclaimed local grit-stone with tanalised yorkshire boarding above. The roof is clad with blue-grey profile 6 fibre-cement sheeting.

Please contact us if you need advice on agricultural developments. Within our region, we do not charge for an initial site visit - Peak District National Park, Staffordshire Moorlands, East Staffordshire, Derbyshire Dales.

Application for Prior Approval - GPDO Notice

The General Permitted Development Order, Schedule 2, Part 6 permits a farmer to erect an agricultural building provided that:

  • The agricultural unit is greater than 5Ha
  • The building is erected on a plot greater than 1 Ha
  • There have been no Class S or Class Q developments within 10 years
  • The building is used for agriculture
  • The building is not a dwelling
  • The building is less than 465 sq.m
  • Size restrictions apply if the building is near an aerodrome
  • The building is sited more than 25m from a classified road
  • The building is sited more than 400m from housing - if used for livestock or slurry

An Application for Prior Approval, generally requires less supporting information than a full application and is usually decided within 4 weeks. If the planning authority determines that prior approval is required, then a full application will need to be submitted.