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Planning for the supply of natural building and roofing stone in England and Wales

Planning for the supply of natural building and roofing stone in England and Wales

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Published by Office of the Deputy Prime Minister in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building stones -- England.,
  • Building stones -- Wales.

  • Edition Notes

    Dated March 2004.

    StatementOffice of the Deputy Prime Minister ; prepared by [A. Thompson].
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Office of the Deputy Prime Minister., Symonds Group Limited.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16416548M
    ISBN 101851126910

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Planning for the supply of natural building and roofing stone in England and Wales Download PDF EPUB FB2

Identifies issues of supply and demand for natural building and roofing stone. It also reviews the extent of reserves and identifies the planning policy response required to assure the future supply of these materials. Publisher Information. Symonds Group on Planning for the supply of natural building and roofing stone in England and Wales () on behalf of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) concluded that annual production of building and roofing stone in England and Wales during the period to was approximately tonnes.

EV 26 Thompson, A. et al. () Planning for the Supply of Natural Building and Roofing Stone in England and Wales (The Symonds Report) ODPM File type: PDF Size: KB. Extraction of minerals including building and roofing stone from the land requires planning permission under the Town and Country Planning Acts.

many different building materials and as a result stone forms a major component of the pre building stock. Stone has been used for masonry, roofing, streets, pavements, bridges, and all forms of walling, and is today being used in large volumes for new city and town streetscapes.

An example of the use of sandstone resources. regional planning boards should set out policies for the safeguarding of nationally, regionally and locally significant building stone resources English Heritage and the stone industry are encouraged to make mineral planning authorities aware of important sources of building and roofing stone that they consider should be safeguarded local planning authorities should notify English Heritage and English Nature when a development proposal is made which affects an old building stone.

Disclaimer - Wales. This is an introductory guide and is not a definitive source of legal information. This guidance relates to the planning regime for Wales. Policy in England may differ. If in doubt contact your Local Planning Authority.

Read the full disclaimer here. The stone was then mixed up in the field next to them and the result is a lovely weathered natural random stone for their new farmhouse Specialist society groups, such as the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB), Historic England and local architectural societies, can offer guidance.

You do not normally need to apply for planning permission to re-roof your house or to insert roof lights or skylights as the permitted development rules allow for roof alterations subject to the following limits and conditions.

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BGS has provided building stone services since its inception in Today, the BGS Building Stones Team provides specialist information and advice on building stones, quarries and building conservation to clients in all parts of the UK.

Follow the links to find out more about the team, the work we do, the services we provide, and the resources we can draw on. 1 Introduction 2 Wales: Planning Context 3 Wales: Building Regulations Context 4 Purpose of this Guide Planning for Sustainable Buildings The Benefits of Sustainable Buildings Best Practice Project Timeline Considerations for Local Development LightingPlans Masterplanning and Development Briefing for LDP Strategic SitesFile Size: 4MB.

“It is very common for householders to think they are protecting an external weakness in the stone wall of their house by applying an external patch of cement render but this can easily have the reverse effect,” says Douglas Kent, chartered building surveyor and technical secretary of SPAB the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

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Hudson, John W. Cosgrove. ROOFING 6 SEP indd 2 12/09/ This chapter begins with a brief history of roof coverings used in England, and then summarises how roofs must work to protect the building.

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Consultation description The Building Regulations control certain types of building work and ensure that buildings meet certain standards of health safety welfare convenience and sustainability.

Roof coverings. The material used to cover old roofs varies widely depending on where you live and the age of your house. The main historic roof coverings in England are natural slates from Wales, Cumbria or elsewhere, various types of clay tile, and thatch.

There may also be some leadwork. Here at Bridestone & Brydges we supply bespoke, natural stone products across the UK as well as offering a complete build service from ground work and construction to roofing.

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Planning Permission and Building Regulations. NOTE: These notes are specific to England only. However they do not apply in England to properties in Conservation Areas, National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty or the Norfolk & Suffolk Broads; or to Listed Buildings, or properties other than single dwellings (such as flats).

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