Project Details


Development of a construction methodology to support a Paragraph 55 application for planning consent for a new domestic dwelling

Layman's description

The National Planning Policy Framework, Paragraph 55, provides for the construction of sustainable development in rural areas provided that it is truly outstanding or innovative in its quality and design. The design of Burcott Manor included innovative use of sustainable materials and technologies to deliver a 'carbon negative' house, and it was on those grounds that planning consent was granted

Key findings

Planning consent was granted on the grounds of the innovative design, materials and technology proposed for the dwelling.
Short title10,980
AcronymBurcott Manor
Effective start/end date3/09/1431/05/15