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Planning Applications

Below is a list of planning applications received in 2018 and 2017.  More detailed information can be found by going to the West Somerset Council website,, and entering the reference number in the search box.  Planning applications prior to 2017 can be also be viewed on the West Somerset Council’s website or by telephoning 01643 703704.

Village Design Statement – the purpose of the statement is to influence conservation work and to guide future developments.  It should be used by residents, planners, developers, builders and public bodies as a tool to help manage change.  Click on the following link Village Design Statement to download a copy of the statement.

Planning Applications 2018

3/01/18/001 – Manor Farm Barns, Woolston, TA4 4EL: Conversion of barns to residential unit including alterations to fenestration/roof lights and erection of a signle storey extension (part retention of works already undertaken) – Granted 23.11.18

3/01/18/002 – Edgecott, Bicknoller, TA4 4ET: Erection of conservatory to the rear of the dwelling – Granted 30.4.18

3/01/18/003 – Ford Farm, Taunton Road, Bicknoller, TA4 4EH: Change of use of land from agriculture to equestrian and construction of a menage – Granted 17.5.18

3/01/18/004 – Quantock School of Riding, Middle Halsway, Halsway Lane, Bicknoller, Taunton, TA4 4BA: Change of use of barn from agricultural to equestrian to include tack room, office and club room (retention of works already undertaken) – Granted 19.9.18

3/01/18/005 – Byways, 19 Church Lane, Bicknoller: Outline Planning Permission with all matters reserved for the erection of 12 No. Dwellings – Refused 31.5.18

3/01/18/006 – Rowan Cottage, 12 Trendle Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EG: Erection of single storey conservatory to rear elevation – Granted 8.6.18

3/01/18/007 – Combe Hayes, Taunton Road, Bicknoller, TA4 4EH: Outline application with all matters reserved, except for means of access, for the erection of 2 No. dwellings

3/01/18/008 – Melbreak, 44 Church Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EL: Erection of conservatory to south elevation – Granted 26.9.18

3/01/18/009 – Chilcombe House, 30 Trendle Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EG: Outline permission for the erection of one detached dwelling and double garage with all matters reserved except for access – Refused 30.11.18

3/01/18/011 – Bicknoller Shop, Dashwoods Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EQ: Change of use of rear store to shop with removal of earth bank – Granted 16.10.18

3/01/18/012 – Village Hall, Dashwoods Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EQ: Erection of a single storey extension to the rear and porch to the front – Granted 9.10.18

3/01/18/013 – Broomfield, Paradise Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4BE: Erection of a single storey sunroom extension to the side elevation

3/01/18/014 – Rowan Cottage, 12 Trendle Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EG: Erection of single storey side extension

Planning Applications 2017

3-01-17-001 – Braeside, 12 Dashwoods Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EQ  Granted 16.3.17

3-01-17-002 – Upcott Farm, Upcott Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EY  Refused 30.3.17

3-01-17-003 – Steep Hill, Taunton Road, Bicknoller, TA4 4EH  Granted 6.4.17

3-01-17-004 – Cusdons Cottage, Upcott Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EH   Granted 25.4.17

3-01-17-005 – Rainbows, Paradise Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4BB    Granted 23.6.17

ABD/01/17/001, The Barn, Chatterwood, Bicknoller: Prior approval for proposed change of use from agricultural building to dwelling house (Class C3) and associated building operations – Granted 9.10.17

3-01-17-007 – 17 Church Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EL      Granted 12.10.17

3-01-17-008 – Treetops, Newton Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4ET     Granted 23.10.17

3-01-17-009 – The Bicknoller Inn, 32 Church Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EL  Granted 25.1.18

3-01-17-011 – Manor Farm Barns, Woolston Lane, Sampford Brett, Taunton, TA4 4LN  Granted 11.7.18

3-01-17-012 – Oakfields, 3 Honey Row Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EE     Granted 24.10.17

3-01-17-014 – Halsway Manor, Hill Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4BD   Granted 9.11.17

3-01-17-015 – 21 Church Lane, Bicknoller, TA4 4EL     Granted 14.11.17

ABD-01-17-002 – Manor Farm Barns, Woolston, TA4 4LN     Withdrawn 17.11.17

3-01-17-013 – Almshouses, Woolston Lane, Sampford Brett, TA4 4LN    Granted 26.2.18