Planning Changes: – 2013 and 2014 New Permitted Development Rights:

All works carried out in England and Wales require planning permission. Certain types of extensions and changes of use, subject to certain limits and conditions, do not require a full planning permission from a Local Planning Authority. Unless these automatic rights are removed, it can be assumed that permission is automatically granted.
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City Council first to obtain Regulation 7 order covering Lettings Boards

Newcastle City Council is thought to have become the first authority of its kind to have successfully obtained Government approval for a Regulation 7 order covering lettings boards
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Surveying Devon & Cornwall – John Collinson

Property and Building Surveyors Saltash

Surveying Devon & Cornwall – John Collinson

01752 846 599

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Surveying Devon & Cornwall are an independent practice of Chartered Surveyors covering Saltash and the surrounding area – helping clients with both residential survey and commercial property issues.

John is a Chartered Building Surveyor with the RICS and has been a surveyor for over 20 years.

Our Services

John Collinson can help if you require an independent surveyor in Saltash, Cornwall for all kinds of professional work including building surveys, structural surveys, homebuyer reports or home buyer reports and property valuations. Also, expert witness reports, party wall surveys and advice and other professional work carried out in or around the Saltash area.

Other services include schedule of condition reports, property advice, buildings reinstatement insurance valuations, professional property work and boundary disputes.

www.propertysurveying.co.uk

Excessive Infrastructure Investment doesn’t always stand the Test of Time – Learning from the Victorians

Several commentators have drawn attention over recent weeks to the very high expense in investing in the infrastructure projects (such as HS2) which have been used to attempt to bring the United Kingdom economy back on track. ..
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Half a Billion Pounds about to be released to Builders under the Government’s Builders Finance Fund Scheme to kick-start stalled Housing Schemes

Over 160 smaller housing developments across the country have been shortlisted for loans from the £525 million pound Builders Finance Fund, which is intended to get stalled sites back up and running with new homes being built.…
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Collapsing Tree Trial in Lincolnshire costs Council £10,000

A test of reasonableness has prevailed in a case of a developer removing a tree with a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) who was prosecuted by North East Lincolnshire Council.
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How small is too small when it comes to property?

There hasYorkshire - Cottage been a steep rise in the number of people renting rather than buying in London, no doubt due to the really high prices of property in the capital, and the rules of affordability to get a mortgage. Landlords are offering smaller and smaller flats to tenants, but are they breaking the law?
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