Planning Permission for Porch designs | Upvc Porch Doors UK

1) Frequently Asked Question Number One :- Do I need Planning Permission to buid the porch?

My Answer :- The Planning rules for porch designs in London are applicable to any external door to the dwellinghouse.

Adding a new upvc porch or covered porch to any external door of your house is considered to be permitted development. And it doesn’t not require an application for planning permission, provided:

1. the ground floor area (measured externally) would not excees three square metres.

2. no part would be more than three metres above ground level. The height needs to be measured in the same way as for a house extension.

3. no part of the porch would be within two metres of any boundary of the dwellinghouse and the highway.

Please contact Southall Windows if you need any help regarding porch designs. We can make a new upvc porch than can match with your windows. There is option also to build covered porch with brickwork or a conservatory type porch. You can choose from a lot of front porch designs and many composite porch doors UK made that have very high energy efficiency and these doors are very strong.