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14 01, 2022

10 Ways to Maximise Daylight

2022-03-10T15:16:32+00:00

We are often asked to assess new houses and apartments to see whether they will receive good levels of daylight and sunlight, as part of the planning application process.  We use the well-known document often referred to as The BRE Guide, “Site Layout Planning for Daylight and Sunlight – A Guide to Good Practice, 2nd [...]

10 Ways to Maximise Daylight2022-03-10T15:16:32+00:00
6 12, 2021

Rights Of Light: How To Handle Conflict Between Parties

2022-03-03T16:41:25+00:00

How To Handle Conflict Between Parties: Right to Light Disputes between neighbours happen for all sorts of reasons; one such cause is one party constructing or creating something which reduces natural light to their neighbour.  As with disputes regarding boundaries, any type of transgression affecting the enjoyment of a person’s home can be a very [...]

Rights Of Light: How To Handle Conflict Between Parties2022-03-03T16:41:25+00:00
21 11, 2021

Right to Light Matters: A Surveyors Guide to Taking a Neighbour to Court

2022-03-03T16:42:51+00:00

Whilst this blog is titled to describe the process of taking a neighbour to court regarding legal right of light, I must start by saying that, of course, court action is not to be embarked upon lightly due to the very significant costs and, even for what might seemingly be the best and most certain legal [...]

Right to Light Matters: A Surveyors Guide to Taking a Neighbour to Court2022-03-03T16:42:51+00:00
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