MALCOLM SCOTT CONSULTANTS ACHIEVES CHANGE OF USE PERMISSION TO BOOST SALES AT OXFORDSHIRE GARDEN CENTRE

The Malcolm Scott Consultants team has successfully obtained planning permission for a change of use on behalf of Frosts Garden Centre in Oxfordshire.

The centre, based at Millets Farm outside Abingdon, instructed the business to oversee an application for the conversion of 372m² of garden centre storage space to A1 retail use without restrictions.

MSC made the application to Vale of White Horse Council, providing a planning statement and drawings to support it.

tracyhcolTracy Hubbard of MSC explained: “The four-centre Frosts chain has recently installed new operating systems, including a new shared central storage/warehousing facility.

“As such, the Millets Farm site no longer requires such a large warehouse on site and the business was keen to make better use of the available area by facilitating more covered retail space to maximise sales.”

James Frost, managing director of Frosts, said: “Once again Malcolm Scott Consultants have made a really strong case of obtaining planning permission on our behalf.  The team’s professional approach has steered this application through the planning system swiftly and smoothly.”