You've decided what you want - but is it permitted? Find out here.
Planning permission and building regulations are the essential requirements to follow when carrying out home improvements. Make sure you don't get caught out.
The permission surrounding basement conversion and development is currently under review however so in all cases you should check with your local planning authority.read article
Building a new home
Building a new property almost always requires planning permission.read article
Planning & building regulations: an introduction
Before embarking on a building project it's a good idea to contact the planning department at your local Council. Most Councils will provide, free of charge, planning and regulation booklets. Local authorities differ in their interpretations of planning rules so it's wise to check that your project can go ahead as planned.read article