I have become that person...

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I have officially become an angry middle aged man, today I reported our new neighbour (whose garden runs behind ours) for erecting this monstrosity without planning permission. I suspect and hope it is illegal.

Apparently it is to be clad in grey plastic if it is not...

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 20,584

    eek!!

    Devon.
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 23,990

    Ooh err Steve...I don't blame you....image

    Surely he needs planning permission for that? It's mahoosive, unless that's a very tiny man on the roof.... image

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  • SussexsunSussexsun Posts: 1,444

    I think that monstrosity would come under permitted development so no planning needed.

    there is a few exceptions and rules to follow but most garden structures are built under the permitted development rules.

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  • SussexsunSussexsun Posts: 1,444

     

    Have a read to see if it comes under permitted development here

    https://www.planningportal.co.uk/info/200130/common_projects/43/outbuildings/2

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  • Thank you, I know the rules which is why I've complained so that the local council can check as it seems to be too tall...

  • SussexsunSussexsun Posts: 1,444

    My neigbours have a summer house larger than that thing but does look a lot better. I think the pitch of the roof is 2.5 metres which just comes under regulation height. Sneak across with your tape measure to check it out.

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  • raisingirlraisingirl East Devon, on the Edge of Exmoor.Posts: 3,448

    I think you're right Steve - it's not allowed to be more than 2.5 metres tall if it's right on your boundary. It looks too tall unless, as FG says, it's being built by elves.

    Why ever would he think he could do that and no one would say anything? What is it anyway - an aircraft hangar? image

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  • Apparently tis a home office...

  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 16,454

    He should have gone for a Cameron shepherd hut!   So much more stylish.

    I hope it is illegal and that it has to go.  If not, I'm sure we can help you come up with plants and features to hide it.

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  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 23,990
    Steve the Gardening Vet says:

    Apparently tis a home office...

    See original post

     Perhaps you misheard Steve, and he said THE home office.....image

    And somewhere on the hill
    Inside the past we hear the bells
    Catching only parts of thoughts
    And fragments of ourselves
    Till we begin
    Again


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