What new space standards for permitted development homes actually mean for councils and applicants

The introduction of national space standards for permitted development (PD) rights should see an improvement in the quality of housing produced under the controversial fast-track regime, experts say, but the move may prompt developers rush to submit PD applications before the requirement kicks in.

by David Blackman
Terminus House, Harlow, an office-to-housing conversion - image: Getty
Terminus House, Harlow, an office-to-housing conversion - image: Getty

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