Planning permission is a thorny issue and one that causes a lot of confusion for property owners, particularly for residential clients. Does a covenant affect planning permission? Can you have a conservatory without planning permission? What is permitted development? Can I have a dorma on my loft conversion? How big can I build out the back of my house? Can I build another storey on my bungalow? Do I need planning permission for my basement conversion? We have a series of articles in our advice hub that cover these queries and more.
As local Chartered Surveyors we’ve done a number of building surveys and reports in Dungeness where most of the homes and properties are quite strange or unique as is the environment. Set in a Site of Special Scientific Interest and … Find out more
We did a building survey of a house in conservation area in Greenwich last week which prompted our client to state: “Conservation area? What’s that and so what?” or words to that effect. So, here’s a quick overview of Conservation … Find out more