10 Tips for Getting Planning Permission for a Dropped Kerb in 2021

If you need to create new access for your vehicle and it involves crossing an existing pavement or footway a dropped kerb is needed.

BuyAPlan Becomes Approved Planning Portal Supplier

BuyAPlan has been selected as 1 of 3 Approved Site Location Plan Suppliers (also called planning maps) on the Planning Portal.

Working from Home: What are the Rules?

Spare bedrooms have become offices; but that may raise the question of whether planning permission is needed. Find out if it is ok to base your business at home.

Black and White Planning Maps Just Launched

Black and white maps have been launched on BuyAPlan in PDF and PNG formats.

Planning Authorities of England, Scotland and Wales

Find your Planning Authority In the following list, we have sought to bring together web addresses for every planning authority dealing with day-to-day development management in England, Wales and Scotland. There are two main exceptions. Firstly, for applications in England concerning minerals or waste, the planning authority you need may ...

What’s A ‘Block Plan’ - And When Might I Need One?

You may be asked to provide a ’block plan’ in connection with various legal or application processes, such as transfer of land or the making of a planning application. But what is a block plan? It’s a plan that shows the site and its immediate surroundings in detail. Block plans ...

How To Order A Planning Map on Buyaplan.co.uk

Want to order a planning map (sometimes called site plans and block plans)? BuyAPlan makes ordering a planning map really easy.

OS Maps for Land Registry Applications

Any Land Registry application will proceed more quickly if clear plans are provided. Ordnance Survey maps are updated regularly.

The ‘Must Haves’ When Buying A Planning Map

The essentials when buying your planning maps are that they need to be: Genuine Ordnance Survey maps – the ones we sell . They’re the most detailed and up-to-date. At the appropriate scale: read on for some guidance about maps for different purposes. Clear: an Ordnance Survey map base will ...

The Planning Application Process

The Planning Application Process can be slow, frustrating and sometimes expensive but one thing is a certainty, it's a roller coaster of emotions! To simplify things we at BuyAPlan.co.uk have created a handy guide to the planning process to hopefully give you a smoother ride. Good luck!