Planning Permission

If you are thinking of undertaking a home extension in London, it is very likely you will require planning permission. This can be obtained from your local council. In some cases, you can obtain consent through permitted development. In this case you are still required to notify your local council of your intention to carry out the development. Both full planning and permitted development can be obtained by submitting an application to your local council. This will include the application form, a site and location plan of your property and the relevant drawings which illustrates your proposal. In some cases your local council might request additional documents be submitted alongside the application, such as a design and access statement, a heritage statement, a flood risk assessment, or something similar.

How Can We Help?

We offer a Design Service which includes everything you need to obtain planning permission. During the architectural design phase, we work with you to create your home extension design. We offer advice on your local councils planning policy to ensure the design is realistic and has a good chance of gaining approval. Once you are happy with the design, we create all of the drawings that your local council requires. This includes elevations, sections and floorplans. We then prepare and submit the application on your behalf and check in with your assigned case officer at various stages throughout the determination process.

We have a 99% success rate in obtaining planning permission

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Planning permission is a key part of the design process. If your project needs planning permission and you do the work without getting it, you can be served with an enforcement notice ordering you to undo all of the changes you have made. It is illegal to ignore an enforcement notice.