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Class B – Construction of shop trolley stores

 

shop trolley storeClass B allows for the creation of a trolley store within the curtilage of a shop. This is for the storage of shopping trolleys and can’t be within 20m of a boundary that is shared with any property falling under Use Class C

The shop trolley store is limited to a height of 2.5m and can’t be in front of a shop unless there is at least 5m between the shop and the highway.

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Legislation

 

Class B – construction of shop trolley stores

Permitted development

B. The erection or construction of a trolley store within the curtilage of a shop.

Development not permitted

B.1 Development is not permitted by Class B if—

(a) the gross floor space of the building or enclosure erected would exceed 20 square metres;

(b) any part of the building or enclosure erected would be—
(i) within 20 metres of any boundary of the curtilage of; or
(ii) above or below,
any building used for any purpose within Part C (residential premises or institutions) of the Schedule to the Use Classes Order or as a hostel;

(c) the height of the building or enclosure would exceed 2.5 metres;

(d) the development would be within the curtilage of a listed building; or

(e) the development would be between a shop front and a highway where the distance between the shop front and the boundary of the curtilage of the premises is less than 5 metres.

Condition

B.2 Development is permitted by Class B subject to the condition that the building or enclosure is only used for the storage of shopping trolleys.

Interpretation of Class B

B.3 For the purposes of Class B—

“shop” means a building used for any purpose within Class E(a) (display or retail sale of goods other than hot food) of Schedule 2 to the Use Classes Order; and

“trolley store” means a building or enclosure designed to be used for the storage of shopping trolleys.

 

 

 

 

Trolley Stores Page Updated:  8th August 2023

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