Planning permissions for extensions, orangeries, conservatories etc
Here is a useful (edited) article from the Planning portal covering the recent changes in planning application rules.
Councils throughout England have become overwhelmed by an influx of planning applications for home extensions including glass room extensions, Orangeries and Conservatories.
With the housing market in the doldrums and stamp duty causing home owners to think twice before moving, extending your home is an obvious answer and if done correctly you are also likely to recover the cost in terms of the value that you will add to the property.
The increased size limits for single-storey rear extensions that were previously time limited and due to expire on 30 May 2019 have now been made permanent by government.