Worrying times in the world of property with a seemingly constant flow of bad new, good news, contradiction and spin. I thought I might try to track it with my property roller-coaster.
First we’re on a downward loop as we learn that the proposed planning reform, to allow homeowners to extend by as much as 26ft is now to be rethought. Eric Pickles had to compromise in the vaguest terms to prevent a defeat and ensure that the house disagreed with a Lords amendment giving power to local authorities to opt out of the reforms. Now it’s back to the Lords to debate further.
Read more in the Telegraph >> Government planning reforms in disarray after backbench rebellion
Good job I never started on those plans for my single story, palatial, garden room…
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100th post marks Spring on mbc
Well this is my 100th post on My Barn Conversion and as my solitary clump of snowdrops is flowering (probably has been for a while, but it’s only now I’ve…
Something I’m grateful to the planners for is the internal flue from the stove.
I’m carrying out some work on the site at the moment – so any oddities, errors or omissions are probably due to that.