Does your Teenager Need More Space? Consider a Teenage Annexe

Looking for More Space and Independence for Your Teenager? Consider a 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Take control of your annexe planning application

submit your own annexe planning application

Navigate your annexe planning application with confidence The desire to care for ageing loved ones while fostering closer family bonds makes multi-generational living an increasingly popular choice. But converting your property to accommodate them often requires adding an annexe or mobile home. And if you don’t know how to write a good annexe planning application, […]

Can I rent out my annexe?

Can I rent out my red brick 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 […]

Graduate Planner’s Journey into Annexes: Diary entry 2

Graduate town planners journey

A Graduate Planner’s Journey into Annexes: Diary entry 2 Hi everyone! I’m Joe, back again in Diary Entry 2 here to update you with my graduate planner’s journey into Annexes blog! As a recent graduate with a passion for urban planning. Joining NAPC as a Graduate Planner offered me the exciting opportunity to apply my […]


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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