Government changes rules to block windowless permitted development housing

The government has tabled rule changes that would require councils to refuse permitted development right conversions that create homes with habitable rooms that are windowless or lack adequate natural light

by David Blackman
A light industrial building in Watford that was granted permitted development on appeal to convert into housing, despite some of the flats lacking windows
A light industrial building in Watford that was granted permitted development on appeal to convert into housing, despite some of the flats lacking windows

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