The following planning decisions were made by Wiltshire Council, recently:

Pewsey: David Wheen of Paradise House on Dragon Lane has been given planning permission to build a studio/ office space, garden room and storage area at his property.

Chippenham: No objections have been raised over plans by Owen Inskip of 1 Station Square, Cocklebury Road to chop down six leylandii.

Devizes: Steven Hancock of 5 Cunnington Close has been given the green light to build an extension over an internal garage to add on a new bedroom to the property.

Amesbury: Graham Colwill has won planning permission to build a single-storey rear extension at his home on 18A Countess Road.

Malmesbury: Planning permission was sought by James Collins of Arlingham in Foxley Road to build a single-storey extension to his bungalow, last year. Since then, Mr Collins has also applied to change the roof of the sitting room extension from a pitched roof to a flat roof and to convert the garage into a “habitable room”. The council’s planning officers have since granted Mr Collins planning permission for the proposals.

Malmesbury: Mark Baldwin of 8 Twatley Cottages, Sherston Road put in planning permission to demolish part of the back of his property. This, he proposes, will make way for a new side extension and link the house and outbuilding. Mr Baldwin has also applied to modify the entrance. He has been given permission to carry out the works.

West Lavington: Planning permission has been granted to Dauntsey's School to convert an existing internal stair into accommodation and for the construction of a new external fire escape stairway.

Chippenham: Kevin Dunn has been awarded planning permission after he submitted a bid for a number of works at his home on 23 Redwing Avenue. Mr Dunn had bid to convert the double garage into a family room/ storage area and to provide two parking spaces as a result of the works. The garage door will also be changed from and up and over to a roller door. The converted garage will also be kitted out with a pair of glazed doors and a small window to the family room.

Collingbourne Kingston: Ben King of Cloverlait Ltd, Little Broadway, Butleigh Wootton in Glastonbury has won planning permission for the New Dairy Unit at Manor Farm. Mr King’s plans include the construction of a portal steel building to house milking parlour, pumps and cooling equipment together with two 12,000 Litre milk tanks on concrete pad, new concrete yard, earth banked, lined slurry lagoon, hardcore turning circle, hardstanding area for the siting of temporary herdman's accommodation and formation of new access track from Mill Drove Lane.

Bradford on Avon: Richard Knee of 10 Sandy Leaze has been given planning permission to build a two-storey side-extension, a single-storey rear extension and an extension to the property’s existing garage workshop, as well as the green light to make alterations to the front porch.

Chippenham: The Tesco Express on the Hathaway Retail Park has been granted permission to install eight fascia signs, two projecting signs and 11 new graphics.

Marlborough: Brendan Palmer has been awarded planning permission by Wiltshire Council to build a single-storey side extension at his property on Doberian, 4 Poulton Crescent.

Devizes: Planning permission has been denied to Clive Stanton of 205B Long Lane in Bexley Heath. Mr Stanton has proposed to redevelop vacant lock-up garages into four apartments with parking at 121-125 Brickley Lane. The plans had been called in by Cllr Peter Evans in mid-April this year.

In their refusal, Wiltshire Council planning officers wrote: “The development in close proximity to the adjoining area of public open space would sterilise an area of the space from public use and enjoyment, thereby being detrimental to the Green Infrastructure network of the area.

“The development would not provide for an appropriate level of amenity for the occupants of the flats, due to lack of private outdoor amenity space, proximity to the public open space and lack of defensible space adjacent to living areas.”

Devizes Town Council said its planning committee had met to object to the plans "on the basis that many of its original objections are still applicable, and the plans propose low standards of accommodation, shoehorned into a small area".