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Planning Consultants for the Great Altcar and West Lancashire Council area

We provide a comprehensive range of planning services for the Great Altcar and West Lancashire Council area.

Ashall Town Planning are based in Chorley, Lancashire and are ideally positioned to provide a bespoke and professional planning service in the West Lancashire Council area to assist householders and developers to successfully obtain Planning Permission.

If you are seeking professional independent Planning or Property Development Advice, require Planning Drawings or advice on a Planning Permission Application to West Lancashire Council, as Chartered Town Planning Consultants we are the ideal people to guide you through the planning process and to help you obtain the planning permission you need.

Having been established for over 25 years we have a vast experience of dealing with Planning Officers from West Lancashire Council, acting as your agent with West Lancashire Council you will benefit from our many years of experience giving your application the greatest chance of success.

We offer the following services:

Architectural Planning Drawings

Architectural Plans

Architectural Drawings

Access to Chartered Architect services

Planning Appeals

Permitted Development Applications (Lawful Certificate)

Planning Permission Applications for House Extensions & Loft Conversions

Retrospective Planning Applications

Planning Permission Applications for Change of Use Class

Planning for Commercial Properties

Planning Permission Applications for Converting a House to Flats

House in Multiple Occupation Applications

Planning Permission Applications for New Build Developments

Planning for Childrens Day Nurseries

Planning for Pubs & Restaurants

Planning for Motor Trade & Car Washes

Planning for Takeaways & Restaurants

Listed Building Consent Applications

Conservation Area Applications

Ashall Town Planning Consultants cover all areas in West Lancashire, including Ashurst, Aughton, Bickerstaffe, Birch Green, Burscough, Digmoor, Downholland, Halsall, Knowsley, Newburgh, North Meols, Ormskirk, Parbold, Rufford, Scarisbrick, Skelmersdale, Tanhouse, Tarlton, and Up Holland.

Great Altcar - West Lancashire Council - Planning Department Contact details:

Great Altcar  - West Lancashire Planning Department Tel - 01695 577177

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Great Altcar  - West Lancashire Planning Department Website -

Great Altcar  - West Lancashire Planning Department Address - PO Box 16, 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2DF

Great Altcar - West Lancashire Planning Dept Opening Hours - 9am - 4:45pm : Monday - Friday

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Great Altcar Conservation Area

The Great Altcar Conservation Area was designated by West Lancashire District Council in 1985. The Conservation Area covers an area of approximately 15 hectares, is situated in Great Altcar parish and centres on the section of Lord Sefton Way (B5195) between Short Croft Lane and Broad Lane. The area has a number of working farm properties.

Building Features

Great Altcar Conservation Area has five structures that have been identified as being of special architectural or historic interest and which have been provided statutory protection through the Listing system

St Michael and All Angels Church

The current building has been cited as a fine example of the Victorian Vernacular Revivalist

Style and is a Grade II* Listed Building, built in 1879 by the Earl of Sefton. The building is

of a timber-framed construction on a brick plinth with a red tiled roof. Repairs to the timber

frame were undertaken in 1996.


Located approximately 20m south of the church, this grade II listed lychgate is timber-framed with a stone slate roof.

Dutch Barn at Francis’ Farm

A late 19th century dutch barn of steel and brick with a slate roof. This enormous barn is

listed grade II due to its value as a group with Francis’ Farmhouse. Locally these barns are

known as ‘Sefton barns’.

Francis’ Farmhouse

This brick built farmhouse has a plaque on the front dated 1806, it is listed grade II.

Longton’s Farmhouse

A small grade II thatched farmhouse, probably dating to the mid eighteenth century.

View  the Great Altcar Conservation Appraisal