• 19 April 2017

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  • 26 January 2017

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10 July 2015

Self-build homes: How to get planning permission

The public’s desire to construct their own homes has grown in the past few years, following an influx in television shows, such as Grand Designs. The government has also offered its support to self-build projects, making loans available to community groups and releasing public land to accommodate new properties as part of its housing initiative.[…]

  • 10 July 2015

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03 September 2014

Self builders urged to act quickly before Article 4 Direction is enforced

When a new government policy was introduced in May 2013 by the coalition government allowing for offices to be converted into homes without having to apply for full planning permission, the change was received positively by potential house hunters and local authorities who viewed it as a way to deal with the national housing shortage.[…]

  • 03 September 2014

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  • 16 May 2014

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