As of October 2008 you now require planning permission if you are going to install a non permeable driveway which drains to the highway. You can find further information on the Governments Portal Planning Websiteor from the Environment Agency – Guidance to permeable paving.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries. There are lots of things to consider when making any changes to your drive. Some of which require planning permission and others which do not.

As experts in our field we can provide you with all the information you need to make the addition of a driveway or path as painless as possible while maintaining a high standard and ensuring all the correct procedures are followed. We can also plan and advise on drainage solutions and soak-aways for your drive to avoid planning permission