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Use Class D1 Non Residential Institutions

What is D1 Usage? Do I need Planning Permission to change to D1 Usage?



D1 is any use not including a residential use:

 

(a) Clinics and Health Centres (for the provision of any medical or health services except the use of premises attached to the residence of the consultant or practitioner) 

(b) as a crêche, day nursery or day centre

(c) for the provision of education

(d) for the display of works of art (otherwise than for sale or hire)

(e) as a museum

(f) as a public library or public reading room

(g) as a public hall or exhibition hall

(h) for, or in connection with, public worship or religious instruction

(i) non- residential education and training centres 

 

 

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Planning Permission Granted At : 49 & 49A The Avenue, London, NW6 7NR, 2015-08-04

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured planning permission for Conversion of the 2 flats back into a single family dwellinghouse. Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Brent   Project : Conversion of the 2 flats back into a single family dwellinghouse.   Location : 49 & 49A The Avenue, London, NW6 7NR   Council : Brent         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Planning Permission Granted At : Morlandhouse, Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4JQ, 2015-07-24

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured planning permission for Installation of two pedestrian entrance gates and one fence fronting Marcham street and John Lslip street. Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Westminster   Project : Installation of two pedestrian entrance gates and one fence fronting Marcham street and John Lslip street.   Location : Morlandhouse, Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4JQ   Council : Westminster         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Planning permission granted at : 27 Eastfield Road, Acton, London ,W3 0AE, 2015-07-21

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured planning permission for Rear roof extension (involving the conversion of the loft space into habitable space); and installation of three rooflights to the front roofslope. Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Ealing   Project : Rear roof extension (involving the conversion of the loft space into habitable space); and installation of three rooflights to the front roofslope.   Location : 27 Eastfield Road, Acton, London ,W3 0AE   Council : Ealing         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Planning permission granted at : 57 Eccleston Square Mews, London, SW1V 1QN, 2015-07-21

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured planning permission for Removal of existing structures at roof level and installation of lift housing. Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Westminster   Project : Removal of existing structures at roof level and installation of lift housing.   Location : 57 Eccleston Square Mews, London, SW1V 1QN   Council : Westminster         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Planning permission granted at : 40 A Flat, First Floor, Yukon Road, SW12 9PX, 2015-07-10

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured planning permission for Erection of a rear mansard roof extension and formation of roof terrace over two-storey back addition with glass balustrade. Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Wandsworth   Project : Erection of a rear mansard roof extension and formation of roof terrace over two-storey back addition with glass balustrade.   Location : 40 A Flat, First Floor, Yukon Road, SW12 9PX.   Council : Wandsworth         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Planning permission granted at : 50 Cranfield Road, SE4, 2015-07-10

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured planning permission for Construction of a single storey extension to the rear of 50 Cranfield Road, SE4, in addition to a replacement dormer and a new conservation style rooflight to the rear roofslope. Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Lewisham   Project : Construction of a single storey extension to the rear of 50 Cranfield Road, SE4, in addition to a replacement dormer and a new conservation style rooflight to the rear roofslope.   Location : 50 Cranfield Road, SE4   Council : Lewisham         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Certificateof lawfulness granted at : 6 Tenterden Gardens, London, NW4 1TE, 2015-07-10

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured planning permission for Extension to existing roof to include 2no side dormer windows. Single storey side extension. Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Barnet   Project : Extension to existing roof to include 2no side dormer windows. Single storey side extension.   Location : 6 Tenterden Gardens, London, NW4 1TE   Council : Barnet         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Prior approval granted for A1 to C3 at : Roxeth House, Shaftesbury Avenue, South Harrow, Harrow, HA2 0PZ, 2015-07-09

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured prior approval for conversion of Conversion of part of the ground floor from offices (Class A2) to 1 selfcontained flat (Class C3). Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Harrow   Project : Conversion of part of the ground floor from offices (Class A2) to 1 selfcontained flat (Class C3).   Location : Roxeth House, Shaftesbury Avenue, South Harrow, Harrow, HA2 0PZ   Council : Harrow         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Prior approval granted at : Ground Floor, Balmoral House, 12 Lanark Square, London, E14 9QD, 2015-07-09

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured prior approval for conversion of Change of use from offices (Use Class B1a) to residential (Use Class C3) to form 4 flats (3 x 1 bedroom and 1 x 2 bedroom). Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Harrow   Project : Change of use from offices (Use Class B1a) to residential (Use Class C3) to form 4 flats (3 x 1 bedroom and 1 x 2 bedroom).   Location : Ground Floor, Balmoral House, 12 Lanark Square, London, E14 9QD   Council : Tower Hamlets         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Planning permission granted at : Mallory , Priory Drive , Stanmore , Harrow , HA7 3HN, 2015-07-09

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured planning permission for Conversion Of Garage To Habitable Room; External Alterations. Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Harrow   Project : Conversion Of Garage To Habitable Room; External Alterations.   Location : Mallory , Priory Drive , Stanmore , Harrow , HA7 3HN   Council : Harrow         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Planning permission granted at : 1 Hillfield Park, N10 3QT, 2015-07-06

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured planning permission for Excavation of a basement under a previously approved outbuilding. Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Haringey Council      Project : Excavation of a basement under a previously approved outbuilding.   Location : 1 Hillfield Park, N10 3QT   Council : Haringey         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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Certificateof lawfulness to a single storey rear extension at : 61 Wolfington Road, London, SE27 ORH , 2015-07-06

Drawing and Planning have successfully secured Certificateof Lawful Development (Proposed) with respect to a single storey rear extension Click Here to See Our Full Range of Planning Services  in Lambeth Council      Project : Certificateof Lawful Development (Proposed) with respect to a single storey rear extension.   Location : 61 Wolfington Road London SE27 ORH   Council : Lambeth         Need Planning Permission? Call us today on 0208 202 3665 to talk to one of expert consultant and learn how we can help you get Planning Permission.

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One question that boggles the minds of many people Is do I need planning permission to change to D1 usage. Before considering the permissions that may or may not be required for D1 usage it is important that you understand what this type of usage is.

 

What is D1 usage? D1 usage is a type of class that non residential buildings are put into. D1 only refers to certain institutions such as clinics, day care centers, public libraries, and museums just to name a few. To change uses that fall within the same class, for example if you were changing from an A class to another A class you would not need any type of planning permission to do so.

 

However, use class D1 non residential institutions will need to go through planning permissions. If you will be changing from one class to another class, there is a possibility that planning permissions will need to be given. The only time when planning permissions will not need to be given is if your change is considered to be a permitted development. In those types of situations, no planning permission will be required for the change.

 

Before asking do I need planning permission to change to D1 usage, it is imperative that you do some research if you are going to be changing classes when converting to D1 usage.