Living Tradition – briefing paper (August 13th)

Living tradition

Adding to our heritage with more homes and sustainable intensification

Until the twentieth century, virtually all British houses had pitched roofs. When space was scarce, people adapted the roofs to create living space, altering the pitch and adding dormers to admit light. This is not normally permitted today, despite many families’ urgent need for more space.

Is it time to revisit this regulation?

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