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Plastic casement windows get permission in a conservation area


Plastic casement windows get permission in a conservation area, according to the  Maidenhead advertiser It seems the son of celebrity chef #MichelRoux , top chef Alain Roux has got into hot water by fitting windows without permission then successfully applying for retrospective … Continue reading

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Relaxation in planning regulations allows homeowners to build bigger extensions without planning permission

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In this the first of a regular monthly feature, our consultant town planning expert explains the effect of new changes to the planning regulations and considers some of the implications for your business and your customers seeking to improve their … Continue reading

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Hoteliers in North Wales facing retrospective planning issues.

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According to Chris Dearden for BBC Wales News on 28th Feb, hoteliers in the North Wales town of Llandudno are facing the prospect of having to replace windows, (previously replaced) because they didn’t have permission! Retrospective planning issues are a huge concern … Continue reading

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Conservation and the Hertitage Lottery

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John Roper the editor of Fabricator and Installer Magazine,  recently requested sash window fabricator Masterframe, to write a short article, outlining the pitfalls and opportunities that exist. Sash windows are no longer the niche they once were, today there are dozens of window fabricators … Continue reading

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Grade I listed property gets new double glazing.


According to the This is Bath, a local Grade I Listed property is set to get new double glazing. The St John’s Hospital charity reckons its city centre almshouses will be among the first grade one historic listed buildings in England … Continue reading

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