Like most construction in the United Kingdom, the construction of conservatories is regulated by your local council. However, when building a smaller conservatory, you may not need to seek permission.
However, it is of the utmost importance that you get this right. If you build a conservatory and cannot gain the proper permits, you may be forced to demolish it at your own expense. Along with the initial fees for construction, this will add up to a serious amount of wasted time and money. Therefore, make sure to get it right the first time.
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What is the Legal Definition of a Conservatory?
While the legal term for the structure is a conservatory, people call these sunny rooms by many other names. Some call it a sun-room, garden-room, or an orangery. In other English-speaking countries, they may call it a greenhouse. Either way, it means (more or less) the same thing.
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