The Localism Bill - How will it affect you?

The long-awaited Localism Bill was announced to Parliament on 13th December and contains a number of potentially significant changes to the planning system. Read More

Winning an Enabling Argument

dha successfully secured full planning permission for the conversion and change of use of a Grade II Listed House to 4 No. houses and 10 No. self contained flats (including extensions). Read More

New Life for former Dairy

dha planning have secured planning permission for the conversion of a former dairy to form two new dwellings and the construction of a single story barn to form 2 further dwellings. Read More

California Dreaming

dha successfully secured full planning permission for the conversion of a curtilage listed historic barn to provide 1 residential unit. Read More

Cheers! Thumbs up for new Bar

dha has secured planning permission for the change of use of retail units at 1-5 High Street, Sittingbourne to a restaurant/bar. Read More

New Village Shop for Coxheath

dha successfully secured full planning permission for the demolition of an existing retail store and pub in the village of Coxheath, and the erection of 2 No. buildings, comprising a larger frontage block accommodating a retail store, pub and 8 No. flats, and a smaller L shaped building accommodating 2 No. further flats. Read More

25 New Homes for Kent Music School

dha planning have secured outline planning permission for Kent Music for the demolition of their existing building and erection of up to 25 residential dwellings at Astley House, Hastings Road, Maidstone Read More

Autumn 2010 Newsletter

Autumn 2010 Newsletter includes: Over 100 new homes, new transport depot for 100+ lorries, two new academies.... Read More

Conversion of Public House and erection of new dwellings

dha planning have secured permission for the conversion of a former Public House and erection of new dwellings Read More

RAC Future Car Challenge

dha transport take part in the RAC Future Car Challenge Brighton to London race! Read More

New Dwellings in the Green Belt

dha secure planning permission for 8 new homes in the Green Belt. Read More

44 New Dwellings at former Sausage Factory

dha planning have recently obtained planning consent for the redevelopment of the former Kennedy’s Sausage Factory, Peckham Read More

50 New Houses for Maidstone at Oakwood Park

Residential redevelopment of former college land – Oakwood Campus, Maidstone Read More

Kent Housing Conference

dha exhibit at first ever Kent Housing Group Conference Read More

New Depot for Alan Firmin Ltd

dha has recently obtained permission from Swale Borough Council for the relocation of the haulage operation of Alan Firmin Ltd from Snodland to a new depot at Kemsley,Sittingbourne. Read More

Autumn 2009 Newsletter

Autumn Newsletter 2009 stories include: White Rose Office Park, New Kent Library, Shakespeare's Globe, Headcorn Design Praise, The Paper Industry, Reptile Refuge, Travel Plans Top Marks Read More


dha lead a project team comprising architects, transport planners, ecologists and landscape architects to secure planning permission for a c. 1,600 sq m extension to an existing office building in the Kent countryside. Read More

Exhibition for Spires Academy

DHA ran a public consultation on behalf of Carillion Building for a state of the art educational facility. Read More

Winter 2010 Newsletter

Winter Newsletter 2010 stories include: Cranbrook Engineering Redevelopment, Brisley Farm Ashford, SHLAA Success, Sustainable Homes, Community Woodland, PPS 7 Houses, dha transport Launch Read More