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Time to apply for Outline Permission in Babergh and Mid Suffolk

Babergh / Mid Suffolk have announced that their Local Plan is again delayed, this time until the end of 2021 ‘at the earliest’.  This is not a surprise. The authority has a long history of repeated failures to achieve...


New Use Classes

The Government has introduced wide ranging reforms to the planning system which will soon allow premises to change freely between various ‘Town Centre’ uses.  The introduction of a new use class on 1st September 2020 will combine the following...


Our response to Coronavirus (COVID -19) at PlanningDirect

We wish to reassure our clients, contacts and friends that it’s business as usual here at Planning Direct. Although we are following Government guidance and working from home we are still very much at work.  Our ability to carry...


Converting your loft? You might not need Planning Permission

Converting your loft is a great way to extend your home, and if you don’t need Planning Permission you can save time and money thanks to Permitted Development. Permitted development rights allow home owners to make improvements to their...



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