Rod Christie of Galbraith in Elgin says: "Although the planning consent
has now lapsed, it is likely that the local authority will be minded to once again approve conversion to a private home, as has been the case in other deconsecrated churches in the region.
"This is a superb opportunity to restore this grand house to its former glory either through its current planning consent
, reviving its former scheme or following a new development plan subject to the necessary permissions."
"By securing the planning consent
to redevelop Greave Farm, we are ensuring that redundant properties such as this can be brought back into use and the proposed plans for this demonstrate that it could be an exceptional property.
Besides, discussions are now ongoing with Dartford Borough Council for a separate application for outline planning consent
on the remaining part of the site.
Stephen Andrew, technical director for Taylor Wimpey West Scotland, said: "Taylor Wimpey is delighted to confirm that we have secured planning consent
for 137 new homes off Neilston Road in Neilston.
Aldi recently gained planning consent
to transform the old Mercedes garage into a food store and car park, so the move is definitely only a shortterm measure.
Mr Doughty said: "Major work altering the external parts of this listed heritage building appears to be going on, it appears potentially without relevant planning consents
, and that they do not appear to have been following the correct process for applying for consent in the first place.
The combined 112-acre site benefits from an extant planning consent
for 1.2m sq.
Mark Watkin Jones, chief executive Officer of Watkin Jones plc, said: "The Group is delighted to have secured planning consent
for this new development.
As a land promotion agency, Richborough identifies sites for housing development, works with landowners to maximise the value of their land and obtains planning consents
to deliver 'oven ready' sites for housebuilders.
"We are very pleased Warwick District Council has given our application outline planning consent
and we will now start the next stage of the approval process.