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Flat Conversions

Flat Conversions Permitted Development Rights

Flat Conversions Permitted Development Rights
Converting Your Flat Under New Permitted Development Rights

The rules around permitted development rights – what you can change about your property without needing full planning permission – have seen some key changes in recent years. If you own a flat or are looking to buy one, you may now have far more options for converting or extending it than you realised. Read on to find out more.

Easier Flat Conversions Announced in Autumn Statement New housing policy 

The UK government has announced a new housing policy in the Autumn Statement that could revolutionize the property market. The plan would allow homeowners to convert houses into two flats without needing planning permission. This new “permitted development right” is slated to come into effect in 2024 after a consultation period.