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Article 4 blocked by Government in London to restrict Class MA

Ministers have blocked an attempt by a group of central London boroughs to restrict the use of permitted development in the capital.  In 2020 the government introduced Class MA, to allow conversion from Use Class E to residential. However several...

Government to update planning laws to increase 4G and 5G coverage

The Government has announced plans to relax the planning laws to increase coverage of both 4G and 5G around the UK Reforms to planning laws will mean fewer phone masts will be needed overall to level up the country with improved 4G and 5G mobile coverage...

300% Council tax premiums on second homes in Wales

The Welsh Government has increased the maximum level at which local authorities can set council tax premiums on second homes and long-term empty properties to 300%, effective from April 2023, as well as new local tax rules for holiday lets. According to...

Generation Rent set Airbnb owners in their target viewfinder to get Sunak to tax them!

The Generation Rent activist group has targeted Airbnb owners in a new campaign, which they hope will see these people taxed. They are trying to get people 9o contact their MP via a template letter ahead of the Budget later this month.  On social...

2020 GPDO Update 6

2020 General Permitted Development - GPDO Update 6 The sixth update to the Town and Country Planning (General...

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2020 GPDO Update 3

2020 General Permitted Development - GPDO Update 3The third update to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted...

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2020 GPDO Update 2

2020 GPDO Update 2The second update to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order...

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2020 GPDO Update 1

2020 GPDO Update 1The first update to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order...

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