Extensions Question

im planning to have a single storey extension built to the side of my property, do i need to leave room of a path to the rear of the property ???

3 Answers

Best Answer

most councils would prefer it if you can leave a gap of 700 - 800mm or so to enable access to the garden. If you have access to the garden by some other means then you should be fine. It is always worth leave a 150mm gap or so at the boundary so that your gutters don't overhang next door's garden/

Answered 1st Mar 2012

Architectural Services

Member since 1 Dec 2011

as Architecural services have said it is always best to leave a path between houses if you come to sell the property after it my put buyers off if they have to walk around the block to get in to the back

Answered 15th Mar 2012


Member since 11 Jun 2008

It's always best to keep at least 1 meter clear from buildings to boundary fence line, for any remedial works /maintenance work if later required.

Kind regards

Land Marks.co.

Answered 24th Feb 2014

KK-Building Services

Member since 7 Jan 2014

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