How to Keep Planning Permission Alive
My planning permission for a house in my garden was granted on the 26th October 2016. Since then, and for various unforeseen reasons, we still haven’t started the build. We are now only 2 months away from the deadline and obviously I would very much like to keep my permission alive! I would really like [...] Read more
Can We Change an Inaccurate EPC Rating?
We were fortunate to have our new build home front cover featured in your July 2012 edition, The modern manor. We were pleased that you included our energy saving ethos and they have proved to be very successful. The income from the pv panels very nearly covers the cost of all our utilities (gas, elec. [...] Read more
Hi, As part of a planning application there is a CIL payment required. The planning authority states no exemptions in its correspondence. Does this mean there is no exemption for Self build as well? Read more
SME Housebuilders Figures
I’m doing some research into small-medium sized house-builders in the UK and was interested in the building of custom homes – like the ones built via the ‘Right to Build’ register. I’m particularly interested in who it is that typically ends up doing the custom home new builds? Are 80% of these builds done by [...] Read more