The home's planning conditions stated the bungalow was only to be used by those employed as agricultural workers, but the current occupiers have lived there for 12 years without meeting these conditions
The distinctive semi-detached in Worcester has raised eyebrows for its paint job but the owners claim they have turned it into "quality student housing"
The planning application has drawn celebrity attention with a former Top Gear presenter arguing that the plans should be rejected and the building "should be preserved"
Neighbours say the self build is like living next to an 'Amazon Warehouse' questioning why it was built so close to the bungalow they have lived in for 100 years
The daughter of Captain Tom failed to meet the December deadline to appeal the demolition notice, despite initially protesting the council's decision
The homes which were being sold for up to £850,000 have been given approval to be removed after being built on trench-fill foundations that caused cracks in the walls
The government has proposed a raft of new planning reforms — here's what self builders and renovators need to know
The fence was built despite the pair seeing their planning application rejected as they successfully argued that other homes in the area had similar structures
Should you invest in a plot of land that doesn’t have planning consent? Planning expert, Simon Rix, offers his advice on this self-build dilemma
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