What is the Difference between Building Regulations and Planning Permission?
Planning Building Regulations
Definitions of what Building Regulations are and what Planning Permission is and how both influence your project.
Calculating the cost of your extension. Extensions to a property can be single or two storey, can be extend by a small amount or many metres and materials can be standard or specialist to match your home. Extension budgets can therefore range from a few thousand pounds to hundred...Read more
Calculating the cost of your loft conversion. There are many different elements to consider when setting a loft conversion budget. This includes size, number of rooms, changes to comply with building regulations, for example structural, and whether you have additional features su...Read more
How to finance a project. There are five main ways which you can fund home improvements. When considering borrowing or extending your mortgage for tens of thousands of pounds, it may be worth talking to an independent financial advisor. They will be able to cost and compare the d...Read more
Do I need planning permission? Your local planning authority – usually the district or borough council – is responsible for deciding whether a proposed development should be allowed to go ahead. Most new buildings, major alterations to existing buildings and significant changes t...Read more
What is the difference between Building Regulations and Planning Permission? It is generally well known that a form of permission is required for building work or alterations of properties. However, it may not always be clear how the Planning and Building Regulations app...Read more
Is the type of existing roof structure suitable for conversion? Not all types of roof structure will allow a loft conversion, so it is essential to assess what roof type you are dealing with. Some types of roof structure are relatively simple to convert, but some may need to be r...Read more