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Published Articles

This element of our website comprises a library of our past Home Building and Renovating Magazine articles and our answers to reader’s questions. Please note that the responses given were accurate at the time of original publication. Should you have a similar question please contact us for an up to date opinion.

These articles and responses tackle a range of subjects as follows:

  • Archaeological Planning Condition – DOWNLOAD
  • Building a Home on Agricultural Land – DOWNLOAD
  • Can I Change a Greenfield Designation? – DOWNLOAD
  • Do I need Planning Permission for Garden Walls? – DOWNLOAD
  • Does My Land Fall Within Brownfield Designation? – DOWNLOAD
  • Planning Permission for a Derelict House – DOWNLOAD
  • Scottish Neighbour Dispute – DOWNLOAD
  • Solar Panels in a Conservation Area – DOWNLOAD
  • Why has our Flood Zone House Been Rejected? – DOWNLOAD
  • Can a Live-Work Restriction be Removed?- DOWNLOAD
  • Changing the Status of Ancillary Outbuildings – DOWNLOAD
  • Does Building a Basement Need Planning? DOWNLOAD
  • Planning Consent Required to Rebuild? – DOWNLOAD
  • Should I Apply for Planning for a Garage First? – DOWNLOAD
  • Start Work to Stop Planning Lapsing DOWNLOAD
  • Why Have We Lost Our Planning Rights? – DOWNLOAD
  • Can I Negotiate for Trees with TPOs to be Removed – DOWNLOAD
  • Derelict House Redevelopment – DOWNLOAD
  • Extensions – Changes to Current PD Rights – DOWNLOAD
  • Planning Permission & On-site Caravan Living – DOWNLOAD
  • The Highways Officer is Opposing Our Conversion, Do We Still Have a Chance? – DOWNLOAD
  • How could we achieve an alternative design proposal for a plot? – DOWNLOAD new