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What does the relaxation of planning laws mean for the home renovations and architectural industries?

  As I have mentioned in previous blog posts, home improvement and architectural projects can require planning permission, and it’s important that you adhere to the regulations to ensure you do not face action. Advice can be sought from architects, but, depending on complexity, a dedicated planning expert be best in certain situations. Most, if […]

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How will surrounding local authorities be impacted by Barking and Dagenham Council’s housing policy?

  Housing, or the lack of it, is a significant issue across the UK, but London in particular is currently in the midst of a housing crisis. The average cost of a home in North East London is around £460,000, and most cost more than 10 times the average salary. To try to ease the […]

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How should the UK meet its housing requirements?

  The fact that there is a housing crisis in the UK, especially in London, is no secret. The government recently launched a white paper that looks at dealing with the crisis, and the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has outlined some big plans too. You might have also read my recent blogs on the […]

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