The Planning Hub
Planning Hub Securing outline planning permission doesn't mean that you can start building straight away - there are reserved matters to consider. This guide explains it all
Planning Hub If you want to get planning approval, knowing the considerations likely to win over planners in the area you want to build is essential, says planning consultant Ken Dijksman
Planning Hub The planning process can be an onerous affair so the more you know about it, the better equipped you’ll be. Follow these top tips to help you get the green light on your application
Planning Hub Pre-application advice might not be the panacea it’s often made out to be, says planning consultant Ken Dijksman, who advises to approach with caution
Planning Hub This guide explains why getting your parish or town council on side could make all the difference when applying for permission for a new home or extension
Planning Hub In addition to researching the planning policies that exist in your local authority, keep an eye out for an out-of-date local plan — it could be a golden opportunity!
Planning Hub Plots in designated areas, such as an AONB or Conservation Area, hold strong appeal to self builders - but can you actually get permission from the local planners to build?
Planning Hub Don’t overlook the attached planning conditions in the euphoria of gaining planning approval. Failure to discharge conditions can invalidate the permission for your build — ignore them at your peril!
Planning Hub Planning permission for sheds is not always required but there are instances where it may be needed — we guide you through what you need to know