WendyHouse-Gate shows the current state of the UK planning system

Property specialist Richard Carr asks, have you ever heard of anything as stupid as a parent having to request planning permission for a Wendy House? Well the struggle is real and unsurprisingly they were denied!

UK planning system is broken

Richard Carr - planning gone mad!

Have planners gone one step too far?

Richard Carr has spoken about issues relating to his work and the impact that the current system has upon developers and home builders. Under resourced local planning authorities and outdated taxes are having a negative effect upon the industry and change is needed if the government is realistic about achieving its aim of building 200,000+ homes per year by 2020.

However, the aforementioned WendyHouse-Gate incident illustrates how over regulated and lacking in common sense parts of the system is.

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