The Development Plan stresses that generally house extensions will be permitted, providing that they reflect and enhance the appearance of the existing property, adjoining properties, and their setting in terms of scale, design and materials.
The ridge line should either follow, or be lower than the original dwelling; to allow for maintenance and access, it is recommended that a distance of 1m be left between the extension and the side boundary.
Front extensions must be sympathetic to the form, scale, proportion and design of the dwelling and neighbouring properties, and should not: detrimentally affect the overall character and appearance of the street scene; project a significant amount from the front wall of the existing dwelling result.It is used in analysis of urban design and planning.Place theory operates upon structured systems of human needs and usage.Finding Lost Space: Theories of Urban Design.6, this demonstrated that Ministers were taking account of the information provided on the ASTs in a consistent way.Archived from the original on A New Deal for Trunk Roads in England: Guidance on the new approach to appraisal".The maximum projection from the dwelling should be one third of the garden width.Proposals should satisfy the 45o test.Institute for Transport Studies (ITS University of Leeds found that the decisions made by Ministers in respect of the road schemes were statistically significant in terms of how they related to the information about the schemes included on the ASTs."Whatever Happened to Urbanism?".You may also wish to talk to your neighbour(s) to let them know what you are proposing.
For every additional metre from the boundary this can be increased by one metre.The Council has adopted the Building Research Establishment guidance on site layout planning for daylight, and extensions should comply with the 45o test.New York: The Monacelli Press.Transport Scotland has issued its own transport appraisal guidance, 'Scot-TAG' (Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance which draws heavily on nata.Tony Garnier, Le Corbusier, and, walter Gropius wished to build new and rid culture of dead forms.Has led to the death of urbanism, for if architects are so seduced by the conceptual clarity of one building that they forget urbanism, cities become conglomerates of objects with no relation to one another.Your extension should not result in a significant loss of privacy, daylight or sunlight to neighbouring properties, or be visually overbearing when viewed from adjoining houses.