Why borough is in a spin over launderette to residential rules

New permitted development rights allowing launderettes to change use to housing have so far had little take-up, but one council is concerned enough about their impact to bring forward a local planning order restricting their use.

by Jamie Carpenter
Launderettes: borough is seeking to limit conversions (pic: Steve Calcott)
Launderettes: borough is seeking to limit conversions (pic: Steve Calcott)

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