• 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 Worker's Dwelling

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Martinslow Farm

Martinslow was originally part of a larger estate which was split up creating a parcel of land with a collection of farm buildings but no farmhouse.

Temporary consent was initially given for static caravan, followed three years later by approval for an agricultural worker's dwelling.

The farmhouse madkes use of a redundant stone building.

Please contact us if you need planning advice in relation to an agricultural worker's dwelling. Within our region, we do not charge for an initial site visit - Peak District National Park, Staffordshire Moorlands, East Staffordshire, Derbyshire Dales.

Farm Worker Dwellings & s106 Agreements

In general, new housing in open countryside is not supported. However, in exceptional circumstances, new housing may be permitted for agricultural or forestry workers. In brief the applicant must:

  • Demonstrate essential functional need
  • Show that the need is full time
  • Provide evidence of financial viability
  • Provide evidence that there is no suitable alternative accommodation
  • Show that other planning requirements on design and siting are satistfied

A 106 agreement is a legal agreement which restricts occupancy to agricultural/forestry workers and ensures that the land and the dwelling are held in common ownership.