Basement Conversion Building Regulations
backstagewithkim.com -Basement Conversion Building Regulations The planning regime covering the creation of living space in basements is evolving and under review. Converting an existing residential cellar or basement into a living space is in most cases unlikely to require planning permission as long as it is not a separate unit or unless the usage is significantly changed or a light well is added, which alters the external appearance of the property.
Basement Conversion Building Regulations planning permission and building regulation regimes for basements. General guidance on the performance expected of materials and building work in order to comply with the building regulations and practical examples and solutions on how to achieve compliance for some of the more common building situations can be found in the
Building control guidance. Building Control will help achieve the construction standards set out in the Building Regulations. Future sales or properties where work has been completed without Building Regulation approval can be difficult. It is generally considered that basement conversions are the most expensive of domestic building work.
Homebuilding & renovating. The 18m² under-hall cellar of this terraced house in Chiswick has been converted and extended into a spacious 55m² basement level, to include a family/TV room, study, utility and shower room.Work was carried out by The London Basement Company. Building Regulations and Basements