August 26 2022 0Comment
3 Building Projects You Can Do Without Planning Permission

3 Building Projects You Can Do Without Planning Permission


Interestingly enough porches are on the list of home improvement projects you can undertake without jumping through hoops to obtain a permit. Some restrictions need to be adhered to when deciding to build a porch. As long as the ground area of your planned porch structure does not exceed 3 square meters, you do not have to obtain building permission. Your builders also need to consider keeping any part of the porch structure less than 3 meters above the ground. To ensure that you stay in line with regards to building legislation it would be beneficial to hire an expert team of East London builders. Spenwell General Builders would be the perfect fit for any building project as they are the most trusted choice of builders in East London with over 30 years of experience in the industry. Porches can be attached to the front or the back entrance of your home. Various modifications can be made according to your specifications. You may choose to add removable walls or windows to enable year-round use. You can also choose to add heating to your porch to combat the cold winter season. Spenwell General Builders will be there to assist you with the planning, building, and modification of your porch. 

Loft Conversions

Loft conversions are often a popular choice when deciding what to do with your available space. A team of qualified builders in East London will be able to take on your loft conversion project and have it completed with ease and on time. Spenwell General Builders can help you plan, design, and build your loft conversion while keeping it within the legislative guidelines if you do not want to obtain a permit. Of course, they are happy to assist with obtaining a building permit if that is what you wish. You will need to gain permission if you wish to include a veranda, balcony, or raised platform and also if you wish to make any alterations to the roof of your home. The team of  East London builders over at Spenwell General Builders is fully equipped to assist with whatever modifications you require for your loft conversion. Our builders in East London are able to assist with converting your space into whatever you need, be it a home office or reading nook, or even a guest bedroom. It’s always best to employ a trusted team of East London builders, like Spenwell General Builders, to handle your building projects.

3 Building Projects You Can Do Without Planning Permission

Gates, Fences And Walls

As with the first 2 projects you are able to build boundary projects without building permission as long as it stays within the set requirements. The addition of gates, fences, or walls cannot exceed 1 meter if you are facing the highway. If you are not facing the highway then your additions may go up to 2 meters if necessary. Spenwell General Builders are qualified builders in East London and the surrounding areas of Essex, including Romford, Dagenham, Chigwell, Woodford, Ilford, and Brentwood. If you’re looking to undertake to add or replace walls or fences to your property they will gladly assist. Gates, fences, and walls not only provide you with privacy on your property but they also ensure that there is a security barrier. Not only are these additions a good choice for safety, but they can also be constructed to look good and give your home an elegant flourish. Our top team of East London builders will be able to ensure your projects are perfectly constructed and completed. For a reliable construction company call Spenwell General Builders! With over 30 years’ experience and a wide range of durable services, they are the best builders in East London.