An exclusive architectural contact brought us into this proposal to significantly remodel this existing house in the Kent countryside. The firm had worked with us previously and knew our efficient but thorough approach would serve their client well. Whilst not Green Belt, the site was in the Kent Weald AONB and therefore careful consideration of this landscape designation was required from the outset. We were able to project manage this from the start, bringing forward ecological assessments to support the proposal and carefully influencing the design to allow officers to be sure there would be no adverse impacts on the surrounding protected landscape. Again, front-loading meant this site received permission before the normal 8-week period.