Does your Teenager Need More Space? Consider a Teenage Annexe

teenage annexe

Does your Teenager Need More Space? Consider a Teenage Annexe to give them the independence they need The housing market is tough for young adults. With rising property prices and cost of living, saving for a deposit can feel impossible. This is where a teenage annexe comes in. What is a Teenage Annexe? A teenage […]

Annexe CIL Advice: Understanding CIL Can Save You Money

Annexe CIL building

Are you thinking of adding a granny annexe to your property? Getting Annexe CIL advice is a crucial part of the planning process for your annexe and can save you money! Read on to understand the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and how it could increase the costs of your new annexe if you don’t get […]

Life as a Graduate Planner – Diary Entry 5

Graduate planner diary

Life as a Graduate Planner at NAPC – Diary Entry 5 In this blog, Joe talks us through his continuing journey as a graduate planner at NAPC. As well as what he’s been working on, and how he feels his skills have been developing.   Growth in confidence I have been working at NAPC as […]

Busting Annexe Myths: Get the Planning Permission you need for your Annexe!

Get planning permission for your annexe

How to get planning permission for your annexe In today’s blog, we explain some common myths and misconceptions about granny annexe planning in the UK. We’ll also explain what you can and cannot use your annexe for.  We’ll help you understand the common misconceptions about the planning process. So that you will be able to […]

Planning Permission for Nursery Cabins

Nursery Cabin Planning Permission

Do you need Planning Permission for a Nursery Cabin? Read on to find out more about Increased Childcare Support and Nursery Annexes The UK government’s recent announcement regarding increased childcare support is fantastic news for working families. This is positive news, however, it presents a challenge for Nurseries with capacity issues. This blog post will […]

Multiple Dwelling Relief Changes

Annexe stamp duty

Multiple Dwelling Relief Changes New Stamp Duty Changes Could Impact You Multiple Dwelling Relief changes being bought in during June 2024 will see the abolishment of Multiple Dwellings Relief (MDR).  MDR has provided reduced Stamp Duty for those buying two to five properties and has been a saving grace for homeowners buying properties with an […]

BBC Panorama Mobile Home Swindle

BBC Panorama The Mobile Home Swindle

BBC Panorama Mobile Home Swindle: Highlights the importance of proper planning permission for mobile homes In this blog, we’ll delve into The BBC Panorama Mobile Home Swindle and the importance of obtaining the correct planning permission to avoid legal and financial pitfalls. In today’s news, the BBC Panorama Mobile Home Swindle uncovered some troubling stories.  […]

Positive news for homeowners as house prices rise

house prices rise

Annual House Prices Rise and Growth Returns to positive We’re delighted to share some positive news for homeowners across the UK.  Recent Nationwide figures show that annual house prices rise and growth has returned to positive territory for the first time in over a year.  Commenting on the figures, Robert Gardner, Nationwide’s Chief Economist, said: […]

Proposed changes to Permitted Development Rights

Government consultation on PD rights

Proposed Changes to Permitted Development Rights The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) are consulting on changes to various permitted development rights for householder development. The changes apply to England only and consultation is open until 9th April 2024. To make your representations, please follow this link. What are Permitted Development Rights? Permitted […]


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