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New Laws to Extend Homes Upwards.

Updated: Feb 8

Homeowners will now be able to add up to two additional storeys to their homes. Instructing an Asbestos Refurbishment Survey could prevent surprise expense and delays to your planned works.

If you are planning any refurbishment works, want to make your garage into an office or just want your corrugated asbestos cement roof sheets removed from your garage, shed or porch please contact Anthony Asbestos Consultancy for a no obligation quote or consultation.

But since September 2020, when these rules came in, we’ve seen that making a case for prior approval is not as simple as it sounds. In this article, we’ll explore how councils have treated these cases in practice, and tell you what you need to know if you want to pursue an upward extension on an existing home. Demonstrations of the limits of extending homes upwards and going through the rules you need to follow to build your double-storey extension without planning permission. We’ll also take you step-by-step through the process of designing a high-quality addition to your home or new flats that will boost the value of your property.

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