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Are you thinking of replacing your obsolete translucent conservatory roof with a solid one?

Added: 28/02/2019

Are you considering replacing your obsolete conservatory roof with a new one? For further information about if your proposed conservatory roof requires approval and if it complies with the current Building Regulations. Our apT Building Control Team a...

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Enhancing the environment. apT’s team of planning and development specialists are waiting to meet you.

Added: 12/02/2019

Are you a developer looking for expert advice on designing and installing recreational facilities? Or are you living or working in a Conservation Area and are planning to develop a property? Our Specialists are hosting an event on Thursday 21st March...

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apT Ecology Calendar. Helping you to plan your surveys

Added: 16/01/2019

Caring and protecting our Environment is increasingly becoming more important for everyone. Whether a homeowner, a Local Authority a developer, or a builder, we all have to make sure we are legally compliant when developing properties and places. Wor...

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Radon Gas: What you need to know

Added: 10/01/2019

When building a new property or extending existing properties did you think about the presence of Radon Gas underneath your development? Radon Gas which is present underground can permeate through the surface and find it ways into the air we breathe....

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You may have Permitted Development Rights but did you know you may still need Building Regulations ?

Added: 04/01/2019

Did you know that although your proposal may be considered Permitted Development for Planning, but Building Regulations may still apply? There are a number of things that require Planning consent that do not require Building Regulation approvals. How...

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Important News for 21st December 2018. New Amendment for Building Regs.

Added: 21/12/2018

The Amendment to Regulation 7 (2) – (4) of the Building Regulations 2010 is coming in on 21st December 2018. As a provider of Building Control Services apT can help you comply with the new Amendment.

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Developments And Trees. What you need to know.

Added: 19/12/2018

If you are submitting a planning application for work that needs to be carried out on a tree(s) or are looking to develop an area that has trees which may be affected by your work it is really important to provide the correct information required to ...

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Loft Conversions - Converting an Existing Loft Space