5th July 2019

Farmers Weekly Business Clinic: Does change of use require planning permission?

A growing number of British farmers are diversifying as a means of generating additional revenue. One such approach is converting farm buildings into hotels and bed and breakfasts.

A growing number of British farmers are diversifying as a means of generating additional revenue. One such approach is converting farm buildings into hotels and bed and breakfasts.

But how common – and how straightforward - is the process when it comes to doing the opposite?

In this month’s Business Clinic, planning solicitor Fred Quartermain advises the owner of a C1 farm building, which has historically been used for tourist accommodation, who is considering changing it into a single dwelling.

Click here to read the full article in Farmers Weekly.


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