Permitted Development Rights

Meeting: 
MQT on 2019-02-25
Session date: 
February 25, 2019
Reference: 
2019/3835
Question By: 
Tom Copley
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many net new homes have been provided through Permitted Development conversion to residential use in each of the past five years, and how many of these have been for affordable homes?

Answer

Permitted Development Rights

Permitted Development Rights

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Data submitted to the London Development Database (LDD) by London’s planning authorities shows that a total of just under 16,000 residential units were completed under the various forms of permitted development during the years 2013/14 to 2017/18. Of these, 71 were recorded by the local planning authority as being affordable.

Year of completion

Market

Affordable

Grand Total

2013/14

117

0

117

2014/15

1,393

68

1,461

2015/16

4,278

0

4,278

2016/17

6,898

3

6,901

2017/18

3,172

0

3,172

Grand Total

15,858

71

15,929