Inspiration and advice for your building project
What is planning permission, do you need it, and how do you apply for it?
Many would-be self-builders fall foul of the planning system at the first hurdle. Planning consultant Sally Tagg gives an insider’s guide to everything you need to know to sail through the process.
Planning consultant Ken Dijksman explains how to play the planning game including the process, the rules, the politics and much more.
Sally Tagg answers your questions on a variety of planning issues.
We explain what Permitted Development is and how it works.
We explain in simple terms what you can, and can't, do under Permitted Development.
Sally Tagg explains the many home improvement projects you can undertake within your home’s Permitted Development rights.
A detailed look at the Party Wall Act including how to approach your neighbours, how it can affect your renovation plans and your readers' questions answered.
A detailed guide to planning consultants. Includes what planning consultants do, when you might need one, how to find a good one and more.
The questions, and answers, from our Facebook Q&A on planning permission with resident planning expert Sally Tagg.