ATK Building Solutions Ltd provides a specialist service for the renovation and conversion of barns in the North and West Yorkshire area. Through this process, we create unique homes and workplaces while retaining the original charm and character of the existing building. Whether you prefer the warmth and comfort of traditional styles or the sleek, minimalist feel of a contemporary design, we produce barn conversions in full compliance with current UK Building Regulations. This ensures optimal comfort and energy efficiency, no matter the interior design you choose.
Located in Wetherby and Otley, we have earned a reputation as a building contractor with the expertise and experience to sympathetically renovate and convert barns of any size and type. We undertake barn conversions throughout the region, including locations in and around Harrogate and North Leeds.
Barn conversions have risen in popularity over recent years for numerous reasons, including their scarcity. Most commonly found in rural areas where new build developments wouldn’t receive approval, these properties offer a rare opportunity for modern living in stunning countryside settings.
Naturally, barn conversions differ greatly from more traditional housing. As such, we have taken a closer look below at some of the most important information relating to these projects by way of an initial introduction.
If you require a building contractor with a proven track record for converting barns to exemplary standards, call ATK Building Solutions on 01937 326 022 to discuss your options. Our personnel happily travel to any location in Wetherby, Otley and the neighbouring areas for initial consultations.
In April 2014, the Permitted Development Rights changed, transforming the landscape for those wanting to convert a barn in any English location. Further amendments in April 2018 improved this situation even more, creating an allowance for up to five new homes within an existing agricultural building. The previous limit was three.
As a result of these changes, property owners no longer need to apply for planning approval from their local authority before going ahead with barn conversions. The new Class MB permits reasonable building operations in order to convert an existing barn into a house. However, this can only take place within the envelope of the current structure.
Partial demolition work and rebuilding can take place, but the extent of such an allowance will differ from case to case. As your chosen building contractor, we clarify your own personal situation during initial consultations.
It should be noted, however, that property owners need to submit prior notification to their local authority to establish whether they require approval for:
• Noise Impact • Transport • Contamination • Flood Risk
Barn conversions in Wetherby, Otley and the surrounding areas represent unique development opportunities with incredible, rewarding results. With ATK Building Solutions as your building contractor, you receive a smooth, efficient service throughout the process, from start to finish.
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