I want to build a Wendy house for our grandchildren and would like to make it big enough to become a den for them as they get older - but I don’t want problems with neighbours.
What are the planning rules about size and materials?
For a building in a rear garden with a floor area of less than 15 square metres, a roof no more than 2.5 metres high and at least 1 metre from any boundary, planning permission is not currently required.
If it is built of wood, building regulations require it to be at least 2 metres from any other building or combustible fence.
For further details refer to planningportal.co.uk/outbuildings
Explaining Building Control and Regulations
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