September 2014

Response on DCLG consultation for proposals to expand permitted development rights

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is leading on the Government's agenda to improve the planning system in the UK. DCLG recently undertook a consultation on a range of proposals to streamline the planning system, including a permitted development right to allow change of use from offices to residential.

Oxford Innovation, part of the SQW Group, runs 21 business and innovation centres across England, accommodating over 900 new and small firms. Its response to the consultation on permitted development is available to download here

For further information, please contact Christine Doel