Gaining Green Belt planning permission on behalf of Bents

Malcolm Scott achieved planning permission for the UK’s largest garden centre development on behalf of Bents Garden Centre: a project which involved a major extension within the Cheshire Green Belt.

153,292 sq m

garden centre

796 spaces

for vehicle parking

4000 sq m

of canopy-covered retail area

UK's largest

garden centre development

Malcolm Scott successfully achieves planning permission for a major Green Belt extension

The complete project entailed a 153,292sq m garden centre site (37.9 acres), parking for 796 vehicles. The site also boasted a 9,000 sq m covered retail area and 4,000sq m of canopies.

MSC oversaw the market assessment, detailed planning application including design and access statement, preparation of a retail impact assessment and preparation of a sustainability statement in order to obtain permission.

A fantastic achievement!
Ron Bent, Chairman