Many people find that for practical and monetary reasons they cannot extend their home, but have plenty of room in the garden.
These are some of the most popular purposes for an outbuilding:
Office, Sauna cabin, Pool house, Storage, Plant room, Kennel, Games room, Studio.
Almost all houses can benefit from this extension with a bit of basic planning.
The amount you receive varies depending on the amount of renewable heat your system generates and the type of heat pump installed. Ground-source heat pumps receive larger payments than air source (19.1p per kWh of renewable energy compared to 7.42p per kWh) which reflects the difference in installation costs.
Did you know....It is now possible to convert an existing agricultural building – barns – into homes without needing to expressly apply for planning permission.
This new class authorises change of use of a building and any land within its curtilage from use as an agricultural building to a use falling within Class C3 – dwellings. It also authorises building operations 'reasonably' necessary to convert the building to residential use.