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Westminster council to ban supersize new homes

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https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/nov/13/westminster-council-to-ban-super-size-new-homes

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Westminster city council is to ban new supersize properties built for oligarchs and other members of the global elite in order to free up space for more affordable homes.

They giveth with the one hand and...

Shelter says plans create ‘get-out clause’ for developers to avoid providing affordable homes

 

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The government has proposed new rules that would allow builders to buy and demolish commercial buildings and create new homes without planning permission.

The plan would extend permitted development rights, which allow the conversion of office buildings to homes.

The rules have also allowed developers to build tiny homes, some as small as 13 sq metres.

 

 

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