External Links

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ConstructAid LinksPlanning Portal
The most important website for information on Planning Law – the Planning Portal – here is a link to this useful site. This provides guides on extensions and basic advice on Planning matters. Useful and informative – all our Planning applications are submitted online via the Planning Portal site, so we’re doing our bit to save the environment! Also links to news items on the Planning Portal website of interest  http://www.planningportal.gov.uk

Web Based News
Round-up of new found on the web that may be of interest if you’re embarking on a building project such as a loft conversion, extension, etc.

News item in the Daily Telegraph found (based on a Nationwide Building Society Report) that adding a loft conversion boosts home value by a fifth! –  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/propertynews/10774049/Adding-loft-conversion-boosts-home-value-by-a-fifth-study-finds.html

Local Government
Links to Local Government websites relating to Planning and Building Control in the Havering, London Borough of Barking & Dagenham, London Borough of Redbridge, Essex Councils etc.

London Borough of Havering Planning Department

for advice in the London Borough of Havering area on all things to do with Planning including weekly lists of applications and previously submitted plans

http://www.havering.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Planning.aspx

London Borough of Havering Building Control Department 

all things to do with Building Control in the Havering, Romford, Upminster areas. Construction guides, forms and advice on fees are all available.

http://www.havering.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Building-control.aspx?l1=200252

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

information on Council services and facilities for residents, businesses and visitors, in relation to Planning

http://www.lbbd.gov.uk/Environment/planning/Pages/Planninghome.aspx

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council

Information on Council services and facilities for residents, businesses and visitors in relation to Building Control

http://www.lbbd.gov.uk/Environment/BuildingControl/Pages/home.aspx

Brentwood Council  – Planning

Provides detail on Council services delivered in Brentwood, UK by the local Borough Council. Including business, housing, benefits, leisure and environment information.

http://www.brentwood.gov.uk/index.php?cid=531

Brentwood Council – Building Control

Provides detail on Council Building Control services delivered in Brentwood, UK by the local Borough Council. Including business, housing, benefits, leisure and environment information.

http://www.brentwood.gov.uk/index.php?cid=531

London Borough of Newham – Planning and Building Control

Useful London Borough of Newham site for all matters relating to Planning and Building Control in the Newham and surrounding area

http://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Planning.aspx

The Mayor of Londons Community Infrastructure Levy

The new London-wide Community Infrastructure Levy and the charge in London Borough of Havering https://www.london.gov.uk/priorities/planning/mayoral-community-infrastructure-levy

Other Useful Websites
Various useful websites such as Water Authorities and any other websites with items of interest on building projects such as loft conversions, extensions and other developments

Building over a public sewer – Wastewater services – Thames Water – Information about building over a public sewer in the Thames Water area

http://www.thameswater.co.uk/developers/693.htm

Channel 4 Programs relating to Homes & Gardens and improvements  – Channel4 – 4Homes
From building a house to small DIY jobs, designing an extension to fitting solar panels,Channel 4 has got guides, tips and advice to help you

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/categories/homes-and-gardens

Cranham Tandoori Indian Restaurant & Takeaway  –
Cranham Tandoori is a local Indian Restaurant and Takeaway, Tel. 01708 250030 or 01708 223873 offering indian food. Now long established in the area, well worthy of a visit!

http://www.cranhamtandoori.co.uk

 

 

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