Permitted Development Rights – Barn Conversions

barn in field

The laws around change of use for agricultural buildings  is something that can appear at times hazy – particularly after the amendments that were made to the Permitted Development Rights in 2014. The changes mean that it is now possible to convert an existing agricultural building, such as a barn, without the need to explicitly apply for planning permission. However, this does not mean by any stretch that there are no rules regarding creating a barn conversion, and instead of planning permission a prior notification clause was introduced.

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Barn Conversions – Go Green or Go Home

Barn Conversion at Farm

If you’re considering moving to The Cotswolds, taking on a project, or perhaps you’re in the position of owning property you’re thinking of converting, a barn conversion could make the ideal home for you. Their popularity in The Cotswolds has soared in the past decade, with many people enjoying the crosswire of traditional and contemporary style that they offer.

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Job Opportunity – General Builder Labourer Job – Yate , Bristol , Gloucestershire

Job Opening…

We’re Expanding!

Want to learn valuable trade skills and receive on the job training?

G.B Dibden General Builders Ltd are based in Yate, Bristol and specialise in barn conversions, house extensions, luxury bathroom / kitchen fitting and carpentry.

This exciting opportunity will see you working in a small team and given hands on training in many different aspects of general building. We are one of the regions fastest growing general building companies and you will begin by assisting current staff with the day-to-day labour of our current projects.

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Building Company Based in Yate Complete Barn Conversion in Bristol

G.B Dibden are a Barn Conversion Building company based in Yate, Bristol and recently undertook the job of converting a derelict Barn.

These before images show what a monumental task this was going to be!

Bristol Barn Conversion Before


Bristol Barn Conversion Inside


Check out how the project went with some images of the transformation by clicking here or watch our Youtube Barn Conversion Slide Show


If you have a Barn Conversion in Bristol that needs the care and expertise of a knowledgeable and trustworthy building company please do not hesitate to get in touch today!

Visit the contact page by clicking here.

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