As published in Daylighting, page 14 in the March/April edition ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

From the 1 August 2020, legislative changes in Planning were made to the General Permitted Development Order (GPDO). More specifically, with Class O (Office to residential) conversions, the revision includes an additional requirement that all habitable rooms within the conversion must have internal layouts that receive adequate access to light.

Manuella Nguessan, Neighbourly Matters Surveyor explains how these recent amendments challenge future developments and the specific guidance in place.

Read the article in full here.