How the new right to demolish old homes for new is likely to pan out

The government has announced the introduction of a new permitted development right that would allow vacant commercial and residential buildings to be knocked down and replaced with housing. Some commentators believe that this “planning freedom” is likely to have so many restrictions that its impact will be limited.

by Adam Branson
Demolitions: new PD right on the way (pic: Bob Walker, Flickr)
Demolitions: new PD right on the way (pic: Bob Walker, Flickr)

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