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 […]

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 […]

Do I need planning permission for my Garden Room?

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Do need planning permission for my Garden Room? In this blog we’ll explore the question, do I need planning permission for my garden room? It’s important to note that in some cases garden rooms can be constructed without any planning permission under Permitted Development (PD) rights, providing they do not include sleeping accommodation. However there […]

What are the benefits of a Granny Annexe over a Care home?

benefits of a Granny Annexe over Care home

The benefits of a Granny Annexe over a Care home In this blog, we will explore the benefits of choosing a granny annexe over a care home when it comes to ensuring the well-being of our ageing loved ones. Rather than grappling with the decision, it’s crucial to gain an understanding of the benefits each […]

The Granny Annexe is on the rise

brown wooden annexe

Granny Annexe Success Story     At NAPC we like to keep our eyes and ears open when it comes to granny annexes! Especially when an article appears in the industry press talking about success in the granny annexe market.  And why granny annexes, garden rooms, and mobile homes are on the rise. Whether you […]

How to write a good planning statement

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Introduction This blog explains how to write a good planning statement. This will be useful when building an annexe or mobile home and submitting your own application.  Submitting and obtaining planning permission yourself can be complicated. So it is important to understand the requirements for success. A key element of the submission is the planning […]

Do I need annexe planning permission in an AONB?

annexe planning permission in an AONB

Getting annexe planning permission in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) can be tricky. However, this is something that we achieved recently for a client in Wiltshire Objections from local residents on how your development will impact the beauty of the AONB can lead to the refusal of a planning permission application. This can […]

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 […]

Annexe

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

Mobile Home


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

Garden Room


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

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