Planning Permission

Planning permission regulations were revised and relaxed in October 2008.

Garden buildings are considered to be permitted development and do not require planning permission, provided certain conditions are met. All our buildings are under the 2.5 height restriction and can be sited near a boundary. If you live in a listed building, a flat, a maisonette or an area of outstanding natural beauty, you will need to get in touch with your local planning authority.

There is an official guide that relates to your new Green Retreat: Planning Portal - Outbuildings Guide.

Give us a call for advice on 01296 325777 (0800 9998777), or use our online enquiry form.

Where can I put my garden room?

Some of the most common questions we are asked here at Green Retreats relate to where the building can be placed within the garden. For example, how close can a building sit to the boundary of my property or will my building require planning permission?

In a typical English residential property, planners class garden buildings as...Read Full Article