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image illustates a blog post by iHUS granny annexes about ancillary buildings
Thinking of adding a garden office, gym or granny annexe to your home but not sure what you can and can’t do? We have done all the research for you so here is what you need to know about ancillary buildings.
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image shows wooden boards and tools to demonstrate the granny annexe building process
Building a granny annexe is an exciting project for both the homeowner and the person who will move into the annexe. But in addition to excitement, there is bound to be a little bit of stress or worry, especially if you are managing the project yourself or using different contractors for each part of the...
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image header for a blog post about ancillary accommodation
Planning on building a granny annexe or any other type of ancillary accommodation? Read on for more information on what ancillary accommodation is, how it is related to granny annexes and how we can help with planning. What Does Ancillary Accommodation Mean? Ancillary accommodation or an ancillary dwelling is a small self-contained residence, situated on...
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image shows two older people smiling to illustrate a blog post about garden pods
Garden pods, often referred to as granny annexes, provide an ideal solution for older people wanting to downsize their homes and live closer to family members. But what is a garden pod, what are the benefits for elderly people and how do you start the journey to building one? Read on to find out. What...
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image is a blog header for a post from iHUS about downsizing home
Downsizing home is something you might be considering – especially if you are an older person who is looking to retire or take it easy. In this post, we explore the benefits of downsizing your home and what housing options are available.
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image shows an older couple to illustrate a blog from iHUS about granny annexe caravan act
What have granny annexes and the Caravan Act got to do with each other? If you’re in the early stages of buying a granny annexe it’s likely that you will have heard references to ‘the caravan act’ and you might be wondering how the Caravan Act comes into play. In this post, we explain what...
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image shows a clear blue sky to illustrate a blog post about keeping a granny annexe cool in summer
The UK is set for some more unseasonably warm weather in the coming weeks, and last summer was a record breaker when it came to summer temperatures. The general opinion is that our summers are now getting hotter and longer. So, with roasting days and balmy evenings, how do our granny annexes feel when it...
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image shows a planning document to illustrate a blog post about planning permission granny annexe
An integral part of our service is to obtain the necessary permissions from your Local Planning Authority (LPA) to legally build your annexe. This is achieved with a Householder Application and the Caravan Act.
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image shows a neighbour looking over her fence to represent granny annexs objections
Neighbours can be a concern when it comes to building a granny annexe; especially if you think that yours may have objections. Read on for guidance on informing neighbours of intended plans, planning permission and granny annexe objections. Should I Tell My Neighbours I’m Building a Granny Annexe? We believe it’s a good idea to...
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