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Garden Buildings in the UK

Garden buildings in the UK come in a huge variety of sizes, shapes, styles, materials and uses and can really add to your garden’s landscaping. Some of the bigger, more impressive ones will even have their own heating systems or cooling systems and air conditioning! Garden buildings also serve a practical purpose by helping to house plants and small animals and they do this very well. You could for example put up one of these large garden buildings in your front yard and use it as a vegetable garden, or build a small house on it as a summerhouse to keep some fish. There is no limit to what you can do with a garden building in the UK and by getting one you can really add to the garden’s landscaping and functionality.

The Secret Of Garden Buildings In The Uk

Garden buildings come in a variety of forms but they all have one thing in common and that is that they require planning permission. Even if you are planning on erecting just a small greenhouse or potting shed you will need planning permission because building something in your garden requires planning permission before construction can actually begin. Before construction can take place a planners or estate agent needs to inspect the site and see what can and cannot be built in the area. Another major difference between garden buildings and other forms of house is that in most cases they are not permanent fixtures – they are only used for a limited period of time such as summer or winter. Some types of garden building such as pergolas or arbors may need to be checked with a builder to ensure that they will meet the building policy you currently have. Garden buildings are often temporary structures and most will either be moved somewhere else on site or simply disappear once the gardening is done!

There are a number of places on the country that allow garden buildings to be built including: Kent, East Sussex, Hampshire, West Sussex, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Oxfordshire, Peterborough, Durham and the London Boroughs of Southwark, Camden and Westminster. As long as they are constructed safely then it doesn’t matter where you live in the UK, even if you don’t require planning permission as they are basically ‘permitted’ to be built. However, if you do require planning permission then you will need to apply for one and it does depend where you live. In some areas you may not even be allowed to build such as in Cheshire and Warwickshire.