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About our Expert - Richard Sayer

Richard Sayer

Senior Commercial Surveyor at KFH

Richard has worked at KFH since October 2012. He has over 22 years' commercial property experience primarily in the disposal and acquisition of commercial premises within the M25. When not working, Richard is keen on cookery, football and travelling.

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Commercial to residential conversions – one year on

Richard Sayer

Just over a year ago, the Government implemented new legislation allowing developers to easily convert redundant and empty office space into new residential homes without the need to negotiate the lengthy planning process. The aim was to boost …

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What are the changes to the rules governing commercial to residential change of use?

Richard Sayer

The introduction of the commercial to residential planning changes should in theory help to provide more new homes across the country, while addressing the issue of empty office blocks which cannot be let. With councils previously not particularly …

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