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Angell Sandpit, Storrington

Following a successful Planning Committee, attended by Associate Director Sam Sykes, we are delighted to have achieved unanimous approval for our client’s proposals for the development of their site at Angell Sandpit in Storrington.ECE Planning worked with our client,...

Sussex Heritage Trust Award Winners

ECE Planning Managing Director Chris Barker attended the Sussex Heritage Trust Awards yesterday where we were delighted to see two of our projects achieve the recognition they deserve.Ropemakers Academy, Reef Way in Hailsham won the 2021 Public & Community Award...

New Summer Starters

The ECE Planning team has been expanding this summer and we are delighted to have welcomed three new recruits; Sarah Hufford, Associate Director; Finlay Gardner, Planner and Saskia Lower, Graduate Planner.Sarah Hufford comes to ECE Planning with a raft of experience,...

Riverside Studios

On behalf of our client, The Shoreham Port Authority, we have received full planning permission for another fantastic project in Shoreham Port.The scheme will see the redevelopment of a vacant brownfield site with 11 new commercial units in a two-storey building, each...

ECE@10 Profiles – Karen Tipper

Karen is an Associate Director at ECE Planning who joined the team in 2016 having previously led the Minerals and Waste Development Management team at the South Downs National Park Authority. Karen has formerly worked for Brighton & Hove City Council and Horsham...

ECE Summer BBQ

Following nearly 18 months of social restrictions, the ECE Group, alongside everyone else, was extremely happy to welcome the lifting of restrictions on 19th July.As a practice we are celebrating our 10 year anniversary this month and what better way to celebrate than...

ECE at 10

July 2021 marks 10 years of ECE GroupWe are delighted to be celebrating 10 years of ECE Planning and the ECE Group. It has been a fantastic decade for our award-winning practice that has grown from 38 people across Sussex and London to 90 people across London, Sussex...

Charity Fundraising

So far in 2021 ECE Planning have raised over £1200 for chosen charity Chestnut Tree House by participating in two fundraising events.ECE Planning Director, Huw James and Senior Planner, Becky Hoad both took on the Nurses Steps challenge in February, each completing a...

Planning permission at Oakwood Court Care Home

ECE Planning are delighted to have assisted Sussex Housing & Care in gaining planning permission for a new 31 bedroom extension at their existing Oakwood Court care home in Haywards Heath. Planning permission was granted by Mid Sussex District Council Planning...