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.  […]

Can I rent out my annexe? Your questions answered!

Can I rent out my annexe

Introduction to this week’s blog – Can I rent out my annexe? In this blog we’ll answer the burning question on many householders’ lips “Can I rent out my annexe?” Read on to find out more. Planning rules and regulations can be complex, and when it comes to annexes, there are important considerations that every […]

Government planning application fee increase December 2023

planning application fee increase 2023

Planning application fee increase 2023 Planning application fees will increase from 6th December 2023 due to legislative amendments.  The Government expects the fee increase to result in increased investment in the planning service, however, we are not holding our breath! The main points of the legislation changes affecting planning fee applications are as follows: Application […]

Do I need annexe planning permission in the Green Belt?

Annexe Planning Permission in the Green Belt Are you a homeowner and want to build a granny annexe or garden room but live in the Green Belt? If the answer is yes, you may be concerned about the impact that living in the Green Belt can have on your planning application. This blog covers how […]

The Caravan Act – Everything you need to know

The Caravan Act

Introduction to the Caravan Act With NAPC using a dual application approach to our planning applications, the Caravan Act will be a term that will come up. NAPC’s planning success rate stands at 93%,  however, the dual application approach provides two chances of success. In addition,  if the Certificate of Lawfulness (mobile home application)  is […]

Boom in Annexe Popularity


Introduction – Estate Agents are recognising the Boom in Annexe Popularity Multi-generational living is on the rise with estate agents are recognising the boom in annexe popularity.  Estate agents are now positioning properties to appeal to buyers wanting to ride on the coat-tails of the recent boom in annexe popularity. More and more buyers are […]

Mobile Home or Householder Application?

householder application

Householder Annexe Application vs Certificate of Lawfulness for Annexes If you’re planning a granny annexe, and it could be built in a way that meets the definition of a mobile home, you might benefit from a strategic move. Consider submitting both a Householder Application and a Certificate of Lawfulness application. This “dual approach” essentially gives […]

Granny Annexe Planning Q&A

Granny Annexe Planning - your questions answered

Granny Annexe Planning Q&A! We recently posted a Granny Annexe Planning Q&A on Social Media and received lots of questions. We know that whether you’re considering an annexe for ageing parents, adult children, or extra living space, navigating the annexe and mobile home planning application process can feel overwhelming. But fear not, we’ve got the […]


Annexes are now a popular addition to many family homes to provide additional accommodation.

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NAPC provide a service to help you establish whether your mobile home meets the definition of a caravan and can apply for a Certificate of Lawfulness

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Looking to install a garden room at your property? Unsure about planning permission or building regulations for garden rooms?

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