Permitted Development Rights – Will it increase homes built in London?

We made the press again today, in the Evening Standard.

The premise of the article is does PD for roof top development help? The answer is partially. Of course lessening the red tape does assist, but in reality there’s still opportunity for the Council’s to refuse. And low and behold, we’ve got a scenario where one such council is using their ability to refuse, despite a perfectly feasible scheme being presented. Either councils want homes or they don’t if they don’t want can be done? They are people after all.

Read the full article in the Evening Standard here.