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Fire Place Conversion - Plan Consent Required?

Postby smbeardmore » Sun Nov 11, 2007 4:27 pm

Can anyone please advise if I need planning permission to convert an old fire place in my kitchen to an alcove for an AGA. I therefore need to increase the width of the opening and thus fit a wider lintel in a higher position. The house is of brick construction and the chimney contains a fireplace in the room above. The house is not listed or in a conservation area.
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Postby kbrownie » Sun Nov 11, 2007 8:28 pm

hi smbeardmore,
don't need planning, but do need building controls and structual engneer to calculate size of lintel.
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