B1 Use Class – Business

B1 Use Class – Business

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as changed) puts employments of area and structures into different classifications known as ‘Use Classes‘.                 B1 building use is utilization for all or any of the accompanying purposes: As an office other than a use within class A2 (financial and professional services) For research and development of products or processes For any industrial process, being a use which can be carried out in any residential area without detriment to the amenity of that area by reason…Read more
Use Class A5 – Hot food takeaways

Use Class A5 – Hot food takeaways

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as changed) puts employments of area and structures into different classifications known as ‘Use Classes‘.                 Premises where the offer of hot foods for use off the premises: Premises where the basic role is the offer of hot nourishment to take away Sandwich-bars Any other take-aways Permitted change from A5 A1, A2 , A3 or B1 A1, A2 or A3 Call Drawing and Planning today on 0208 202 3665 for A5 Change of Use Consultation. Link : http://www.drawingandplanning.com/commercial-planning-application/use-class/use-class-a5.htmlRead more
Planning permission granted at : 8 – 9 Tilney Court, London, EC1V 9BQ

Planning permission granted at : 8 – 9 Tilney Court, London, EC1V 9BQ

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured planning permission for installation of replacement patio door at the side and replacement window at the rear of flatted property. Project : Erection of a five storey side extension, roof extension and lower ground floor basement level to create 4 two-bedroom flats and 1 one-bedroom flat (increase of 4 units overall). Location : 8 - 9 Tilney Court, London, EC1V 9BQ Council : Islington                     Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to…Read more
Beds in sheds the one become an increasing problem

Beds in sheds the one become an increasing problem

A landlady has been ordered to demolish a ‘bed in a shed’ development in her garden after an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate failed. Read More Source : The Guardian Link : http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/11732936.Bed_in_a_shed_landlady_loses_planning_appeal/?utm_content=buffer07b5d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer Expert planning consultancy service - Contact us on 020 8202 3665 For planning permission : drawingandplanning.com  Read more
Use Class A4 – Drinking Establishments

Use Class A4 – Drinking Establishments

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as changed) puts employments of area and structures into different classifications known as ‘Use Classes‘.                 Premises where the primary purposes is the sale and consumption of alcoholic drinks on the premises. Wine-bar public house Any other drinking establishment Permitted change from A4 A1 where there is a display window at ground floor level A2 o4 A3 Premises in the A4 class have a permitted change of use to both the A1, A2 or A3 use class…Read more
Government moves to hand London mayor new planning powers

Government moves to hand London mayor new planning powers

The government has added a new clause to the Infrastructure Bill which would give London mayor Boris Johnson powers to make development orders granting planning permission for development on specified sites within the capital. Read More Source : Planning Resource Link : http://www.planningresource.co.uk/article/1329375/government-moves-hand-london-mayor-new-planning-powers For planning permission : drawingandplanning.comRead more
Use Class A3 – Restaurants And Cafes

Use Class A3 – Restaurants And Cafes

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as changed) puts employments of area and structures into different classifications known as ‘Use Classes‘.               This new class is designed specifically for restaurants and cafés, i.e. places where the primary purpose is the sale and consumption of food and light refreshments on the premises. A restaurant whose trade is primarily in-house dining but which has ancillary bar use will be in Class A3. Where the pub or bar activity is a minor component of the business and…Read more

What Are Building Regulations

The Building Regulations are set standards for the design and construction of buildings, primarily to ensure the safety and health for people in or around those buildings, but also for energy conservation and access to and about buildings. What building works should comply with Building Regulations? The erection or extension of a building The installation or extension of a service or fitting which is controlled under the regulations An alteration project involving work which will temporarily or permanently affect the ongoing compliance of the building, service or fitting with the requirements relating to…Read more