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Government plans to ban leasehold on New Build homes in England

Conservative Party politician, Sajid Javid pushes forward plans to end leaseholds on new build homes across England.  Builders and landlords have been instructed by the British government to no longer sell new build homes under lease-holding. This comes after the Conservative politician Sajid Javid stated "It’s clear that far too many new houses are being [...]

By | September 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why to comply with Planning Permission

Being rejected planning from the council can be tough when wanting to make changes to your project. This can often lead to failure to adhere to planning permission or comply with the details which is commonly known as "planning breach". Planning breach can also occur when: Any building or development activities take place without [...]

By | August 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Planning permission for residential homes continue to rise

The number of homes receiving planning permission has risen up to 9% from January - March 2017, according to a report. Increasing 3% from 2016, it's reported that up to 123,300 applications were submitted to the district level planning authorities, 89,500 securing granted permission. The first quarter of 2016 saw 83% of district level planning [...]

By | June 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our experience at the Grand Designs Live Show 2017

Grand Designs Live Show (Above) This year we attended the Grand Designs Live Show at Excel London. Grand Designs Live breaks down the conventional limitations to home building and offers visitors a chance to discover the latest innovations, explore this year’s trends and preview unseen products from around 500 exhibiting companies. It also gives attendees [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top tips for the pre-construction phase

Many of you are attending the Grand Designs Live Show to find out the latest trends for the home as well as gaining inspiration for your very own project. Whilst anticipating the end product is well - It’s important to think about the pre-construction. It’s great having a vision of your project, knowing where to [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Illegal Outbuildings!

Beware of illegal Outbuildings.... An outbuilding can be described as any building on the property but not connected to the main building. This could be a shed, a free standing garage or building annexe. These are often built at the rear of a property and then converted for some form of habitation or recreational purposes. [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Planning, Uncategorized|0 Comments