Equine Commercial-Legal, owned and run by Sally-Ann Tinsley, is a planning consultancy specialising in the commercial equestrian development sector. From the office situated on the Shropshire/Cheshire border, instructions and site visits are undertaken in all areas of England and Wales.
Sally-Ann Tinsley BSc, LLDip, PgC Ag Law, acknowledged as an expert in the equine business sector, is a specialist in equestrian planning. Specialising in the complex policy area of equestrian workers dwellings, also known as ‘rural enterprise dwellings’, notable successes have been achieved in cases that have previously been refused and dismissed at appeal. Besides private sector consultancy, Sally-Ann has worked extensively in the public sector, being instructed by LPAs within 27 counties throughout England and Wales providing professional opinion and support at appeal.
As a lifelong owner and rider and with a BSc Equine Welfare with Business Management, from Harper Adams University, she not only has a detailed knowledge of the equine industry but a very thorough understanding of equine science and behaviour and the way in which this informs the management of horses and the justification for facilities. Sally-Ann also has a Graduate Diploma in Laws and Postgraduate Certificate in Agricultural Law.
Advising and preparing applications of all types including
Private and commercial equestrian development including:
Specialising in rural enterprise dwelling applications, the provision of all expert submissions:
Independent Technical Appraisals and supporting statements are also prepared for agents/consultants or applicants to demonstrate compliance with planning policy or with the ‘functional and financial tests.
As an expert in equine business, advising and preparing expert reports & professional opinion for the following:
PROVIDING expert reports AND professional opinion in relation to equine welfare/management and equine business for:
These can examine: the justification for development ; the viability of an enterprise ; traffic movement assessments ; the impact of equestrian development on the local area; the impact of a proposed development on equine welfare, rider safety and equine business.