Questionnaire: What’s the Right Garden Building for Me?

By |2021-05-21T12:34:07+00:00June 4, 2010|Planning & Regs|

Probably the first garden building that pops into your mind is the humble garden shed, or perhaps a greenhouse. But there is a massive number of garden buildings on the market now, big to small, cheap to expensive. And they are used for so many different purposes nowadays too. As [...]

Building Regulations for Garden Structures

By |2021-05-21T12:34:06+00:00August 13, 2008|Planning & Regs|

You might be considering constructing a new building in your garden. And of course you’ll want to do everything properly, from having accurate plans drawn up, laying the right foundations, to choosing the right materials, waterproofing and insulating as appropriate. But sometimes the most daunting aspect of constructing at home [...]

Garden Buildings in Conservation Areas

By |2021-05-21T12:34:06+00:00August 1, 2008|Planning & Regs|

A Conservation Area is a designated location that is desirable because of the (mainly) historical or special architecture situated there. So it’s not surprising to learn that the UK is home to a plethora of Conservation Areas, thanks to its rich and colourful cultural and social history. Although an historic [...]

Planning Permission for Garden Buildings

By |2021-05-21T12:34:05+00:00July 31, 2008|Planning & Regs|

There’d be nothing worse than constructing a beautiful, fully-functional garden building, only to be told that it must be pulled down or considerably altered and rectified because it contravenes planning laws. Yet, if you don’t apply for planning permission, this could actually happen. If you are in any doubt of [...]

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