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Permitted development rights for office to residential conversions

A look at the impact of the permitted development rights for office to residential policy on London

An introduction to permitted development rights

Learn what permitted development rights are and what the proposals are for their future

Background and the government's position

How permitted development rights developed, London Councils' response and where the government stands now

The impact of permitted development rights for offices

Read our briefing: The impact of permitted development rights for offices to residential conversions

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Article 4 directions

This gives boroughs the opportunity to suspend permitted development rights

The impact in London

Greater London has been particularly affected by permitted development rights

Headline figures

Figures for the number of offices approved for conversion and the impact on the most affected boroughs

Case studies

Read specific examples of what the scheme means for London boroughs