Buying student accommodation in Bath Bath is consistently included in various Top 10 lists of places to invest in student property and, with over 20,000 students (or approaching 20% of the total city population) at two universities, the Norland college or various language schools, demand for quality accommodation is unlikely to be an issue for… Read More
By way of introduction, on the 31st May 2012 BANES issued a notice of intention to implement an Article 4 direction. This meant changing the use of a property from C3 (residential) to C4 (HMO) from the 1st July 2013 required planning permission. A House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) is defined by the Housing Act 2004 as: A house… Read More
Yesterday I read a very good article on the Estate Agent Today website about for sale boards ( http://www.estateagenttoday.co.uk/511-campaigns-mount-against-agents-signs ) and then happened to receive an update email from the local planning office (also about boards). This combination got me thinking again about the various merits and drawbacks of boards in our own area of operations. In Bath, we… Read More
Having studied the supplementary planning document supplied on the BANES website (and in particular the designated high density zone map – detailing Census Output Areas or COAs) – available at http://democracy.bathnes.gov.uk/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?ID=577 – we have noted that the current zone does not extend as far across Oldfield Park as expected. In particular, streets such as Dartmouth Avenue, Millmead… Read More
On the 12th June 2013 the Cabinet of Bath and North East Somerset Council made the decision to confirm the Article 4 Direction on HMOs from 1st July 2013 and adopt the Supplementary Planning Document ( click here to see the HMO supplementary planning document ). A House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) is defined by the… Read More
Superb views over Weston & Lansdown and a garage make this solid two bedroom two reception Victorian home stand out from the crowd. Tucked away just south of Moorland Road and thus ideal for investment buyers, the house is in fine condition for its age but now needs a little upgrading to reach top spec…. Read More
Madison Oakley quoted in the latest Bath Chronicle article on student housing in Bath – http://t.co/qqlA0aT For more info on Madison Oakley or contact details for our directors, do visit our website.