OFFICE CHANGE OF USE

Posted on Aug 31, 2014 in Hot Issues | 0 comments

In May 2013 RBKC secured from the Government an opt-out of the requirement to permit offices to become housing without needing planning permission.  This hard-won exemption is now under threat.  It was not based on ‘strategically important office accommodation’ but on the very nature of our local economy and the huge differential between office and housing values. Left to the market it would result in a wipe-out of our small offices within...

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Party Walls

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 in Hot Issues | 0 comments

With ever-increasing pressure of development to right and left, behind and above, it is important to understand how to use the Party Wall Act 1996 to protect one’s property and interests. Click here for more information  

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