The permitted development right for launderettes has existed since 2016. At that time, Lichfields analysis found converting launderettes would provide 0.6% of London’s housing annual needs.
MHCLG, Technical consultation on consequential changes to permitted development rights
MHCLG, Building safety: planning gateway one
HM Treasury, Residential Property Developer Tax: consultation
Choiceplace Properties Limited v SoS & Barnet BC EWHC 1070 (Admin) Case No: CO/1756/2020
Hertfordshire County Council & Ors v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities And Local Government  EWHC 1093 (28 April judgment)Hertfordshire County Council & Ors v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities And Local Government  EWHC 1145 (4 May judgment)
Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street, Queens Speech (11 May 2021)Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street, Queen's Speech 2021: background briefing notesHansard, House of Commons Debate on the Address (11 May 2021)
The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Order 2021MHCLG, Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP, Communities Secretary in a letter to Chief Executives and Leaders of local authorities in England regarding outdoor hospitality and associated permitted development rights
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