Permitted development rights disputed in underground cinema extension plans

The owner of a property in a central London conservation area secured a LDC confirming that an underground extension to form a gym and cinema were permitted development an inspector ruling that at the time it had been submitted the planning unit comprised a dwelling house and not two flats. A previous application was rejected because the property had not been converted into a dwelling and permitted development rights did not apply to flats.

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