Guide to Planning Permission

15th October 2021

So you’ve decided on a new timber frame building, but before you get into the detail of the design and structure, a key part of the preparatory process is to consider the feasibility of the project and secure consent from your Local Authority for an addition to your property. The most common forms of consent…

What is Permitted Development?

15th October 2021

Permitted development rights allow householders to improve and extend their homes without the need to apply for planning permission. Permitted Development is permission granted not by the Local Authority but by Parliament (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 for which a Certificate for a Lawful Proposed Use or Development can be obtained. Outbuildings (including garages), leisure…