Do you need permission to convert flats into a single house (amalgamation / de-conversion)?

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Previously, we have looked into permissions to convert a house into flats (subdivision). The opposite of this is amalgamation, where you convert flats into a single house. Image above – extension by Ben, architectural designer from Lambeth, London. See more and shortlist his practice for your home project.   Do you need planning permission to… Read more »

Do I need planning permission for a loft conversion / extension?

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You don’t need planning permission for a loft conversion or extension if the work falls within permitted development rules, and these rules apply to your property. Generally, the following types of loft conversion will not require planning permission: A basic conversion of your existing loft into a habitable room (e.g. bedroom), perhaps inserting skylights. Note… Read more »