London borough could lose 89% of commercial space under new PD rules, research says

The government’s commercial-residential permitted development (PD) right changes, which came into force yesterday, could see a London borough lose up to 89 per cent of its shops and other commercial buildings to residential conversion, while a Midlands city could lose 77 per cent, according to research.

by Michael Donnelly
Town centres: Report warns over impact of commercial-resi PDR changes (pic: Explore Sutton, CC BY 2.0, Flickr)
Town centres: Report warns over impact of commercial-resi PDR changes (pic: Explore Sutton, CC BY 2.0, Flickr)

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