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Barn Conversions – Not just homes

What can I use a redundant barn for? When thinking of converting a barn or agricultural building most people assume that this is to create [...]

Using Corten in your Barn Conversion

What is Corten? Corten is the general name for a material which forms a stable rust-like appearance after exposure to weather that was developed to [...]

Protected Species in Barn Conversions

Ecology and Barn Conversions One thing you may not have considered when planning to convert an agricultural building is the need to consider the impact [...]

What works are allowed under Class Q?

Tweet Class Q is the permitted development right to convert agricultural buildings into homes.   Permitted development (PD) is the right of an owner to [...]

Can I convert a barn in a Conservation Area?

In this article, we look at whether you can convert a barn into a house if your building is in a conservation area. In some [...]

Barn Conversion Layout Ideas

Thinking of taking on a barn conversion project? Thinking of taking on a barn conversion project? The internal layout is one of the most important [...]

What is Class Q Permitted Development?

One way to convert a barn into a home is to use permitted development rights. Class Q is the name given to the permitted development [...]

Barn Conversion Materials

A guide to external materials for your barn conversion A barn was originally built to fulfill an agricultural function and not to house people. It [...]