Agricultural Buildings At: Holdens Farm Stony Lane Forton Preston Lancashire PR3 1DE

Prior Approval Application for the Conversion of an Agricultural Building to a Dwellinghouse, Forton, Preston

Case Study Reference: 15-12-03

Planning Authority: Wyre Council

Planning Reference: 15/01023/COUQ


In order to support the prior approval application for the conversion of the existing agricultural building to a dwellinghouse Demeter Environmental were commissioned to prepare a desk study report for the site.

The historical review indicated that the agricultural buildings on the site pre dated the first edition O.S. maps, which wad confirmed during the walkover survey.

The report was revised in line with feedback form the local authority regarding a landfill to the north east of the site, which concluded that gas protection measures were an appropriate alternative to gas monitoring for the site.

The desk study report can be accessed here and the memo confirming the report was accepted can be accessed here.

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