High refusal rate and modest interest in new upward extension PD rights, Planning research suggests

Uptake of new permitted development rights allowing the upward extension of properties to create new or bigger homes appears to have been relatively modest so far with a high refusal rate by councils, research by Planning suggests.

by Joey Gardiner and John Geoghegan
London rooftops - mage: Mandy Goldberg / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)
London rooftops - mage: Mandy Goldberg / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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