Planning Permission Questions About Shepherd Huts

If you’re thinking about having a beautiful Shepherd’s Hut in your back garden or on your property somewhere, in most cases It’s really straightforward and no planning permission will be required. There are a number of factors that can influence whether you need planning permission or not, so it’s always good to find out before you purchase your hut. You don’t want to discover any regulations or restrictions after you’ve bought one and fallen in love with it! Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about these huts and planning permission.

Will I need planning permission?

If you are buying a hut for your own private use and installing in it your garden, then normally you will not need planning permission. Even some conservation areas will not have an issue with a private use Shepherd’s Hut being installed in a private garden. For a stunning range of Shepherd Huts, visit

The reason they don’t often require such permission is that they are considered a mobile structure, similar to a caravan. A caravan is defined under law as any structure designed for habitation that is able to be moved to another place. Anyone who wants to use their hut as a bedroom, guest room, summer house or gardening retreat and has it in their own back garden, will encounter no issues. A hut also makes a great alternative if you’ve been refused permission for an extension in the past. If you want to place your hut on agricultural space or a paddock, you might have to move it every 3 months.

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If you live in a conservation area, you will need to check if there are any restrictions. This also applies if you live in a listed property as well. There could be restrictions written into your deeds if your home is in an urban area or owned by the National Trust. It is polite to discuss these things with any close neighbours, even if you don’t require planning permission.

Can I use my hut for business purposes?

Yes, you can, but you will need to notify the authorities. Using a hut for commercial or rental purposes, such as a small business or a holiday home, you’ll need to apply for a change of use for the land your hut will sit on. You’ll also require the appropriate permissions for the type of business you’re involved in. It’s best to get specialist advice to guide you through the legal requirements of operating a business.

When would I need arrange planning permission?

If you do require planning permission before installing a Shepherd’s Hut, it’s best to check with your local planning authority for details on time frames and requirements. They will be able to let you know whether you need to submit a formal application or not.

How Drupal enables you to build the perfect business website

You may not have heard of Drupal, but it’s one of the leading CMS platforms; only WordPress and Joomla currently power more websites.

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Why choose Drupal?

According to statistics from W3Techs, Drupal is the most popular CMS for websites with a high volume of traffic, which is proof that the platform is capable of powering large and complex websites.

Featuring over 29,000 modules across 2,000 themes, Drupal offers virtually unlimited potential for any website owner with the need for a scalable and agile site. Using the platform, it’s possible to create several different complex websites, even across multiple languages.

The software features plenty of security features to ensure that your data isn’t compromised, and new patches and add-ons are constantly being developed to preserve the integrity of your website. Undoubtedly, one of the principal reasons for choosing Drupal as your CMS of choice is the scalability of the platform; the software is acknowledged as being the leader when it comes to creating high-traffic websites.

The benefits of using Drupal

Because Drupal is open source, an active online community of developers, including members of the Drupal design agency, regularly contribute add-ons and plug-ins that add even greater value to your website. The software is completely free to access and use, which makes it extremely cost effective for businesses on a tight budget. The online community is always on hand to offer help and support, although you can also easily access API support through Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms.

Every aspect of Drupal is completely customisable, allowing you to create the perfect website for your needs. From the site layout to its design, operation and features, it’s possible to create a completely unique website that you can alter and adapt according to the changing needs of your business.

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Drupal has been designed to integrate seamlessly with your digital marketing applications. In fact, the platform can integrate with just about any other website and application, making it the perfect fit for your business as it grows and develops. It’s also remarkably fast, allowing you to make speedy changes that add value for your customers.

Your Drupal website supports great SEO techniques, which means that your site will always rank highly with the search engines.

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Benefits of a protein diet to lose weight

A protein diet is a type of intake that is based primarily on increasing the percentage of protein intake. The objective is to achieve that the proportion of these nutrients is greater than in percentage with respect to what would be in a balanced diet. On the other hand, this type of diet aims to help the body use accumulated fats as an energy source, thereby you lose weight. Continue reading “Benefits of a protein diet to lose weight”

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5 Tips for Getting Pregnant Faster

To increase the fertility rate and get pregnant faster, you can adopt some simple strategies like investing in intimate contact during the fertile period, eating more wheat germ, and remaining lying down after ejaculation.

But in addition, it is also important to go to the gynecologist to find out if there is no genital disease that is making pregnancy difficult. Quitting smoking and putting aside alcoholic beverages is also important, one that these addictions can lead to small changes in the development of the embryo, and consequently to unwanted abortions. Continue reading “5 Tips for Getting Pregnant Faster”

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5 Guidelines you should follow to relieve indigestion

Indigestion is usually caused by overeating. This usually happens at parties, at Christmas or on those dates when everything on the table is very appetizing and we want to eat it all. But what can we do to relieve indigestion?

A good way to avoid indigestion would be by preventing it, avoid eating more than necessary. However, if there is no turning back, today we are going to present you with up to 5 guidelines that can come in handy to alleviate indigestion. Continue reading “5 Guidelines you should follow to relieve indigestion”

dental trauma


When we speak of dental trauma we refer to the injuries that are produced by an aggressive impact to the dentoalveolar complex that gathers, in addition to the teeth, its neighboring tissues such as periodontal support, supporting bone, dental pulp (nerves and blood vessels) and mucous membranes…

Any person and at any age can suffer a trauma of this type because they do not occur by a predictable mechanism and can not be avoided.

However, studies on this type of injuries in Colombia show that they are more common in children under two years old. Who is learning to walk and in that process can lose stability and be beaten with furniture and objects?

It can be said that dental trauma is a frequent cause of consultation in pediatric dentistry and you can inform yourself in advance how you can minimize some risk situations for your child such as removing furniture with which you can hit or wear protective clothing when playing sports or riding a bicycle. Continue reading “WHAT IS DENTAL TRAUMA AND WHY DOES IT OCCUR?”

Top watched UK TV Shows single episodes

Trivia time again! Let’s have a look at the most watch tv episodes on the UK of all time. I think that this time you’ll probably able to guess what they might be more than the events. Here’s the thing a lot of these shows have been going for years and also back in the day there were only 4 channels to choose from. It’s unlikely that we’ll see such big figure for a show now with streaming and catch up and plus one hour channels as well it’s harder to judge. So, lets check that TV Aerial Installation Swansea or wherever you are in the UK and see what they are. You might wan to pop along to first if yours is a bit dodgy.

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  1. Den Watts gives divorce papers to Angie Watts, “This, my sweet, is a petition for our divorce, Merry Christmas Ang”. Forgetting his comeback and fall from grace outside of EastEnders this was an electric performance from Leslie Graham and Anita Dobson. 30.15 million viewers put the turkey sandwiches away for this moment as Den reveals that he knows Angie is lying about dying.
  2. Michelle Flower reveals who got her pregnant. It was Den Watts! It could have been anyone of several candidates, but it was Dirty Den who got the teenage Michelle up the duff. 28 million tuned in to see him visit baby Vicki, so named because she was conceived on the floor of the Queen Vic pub.
  3. Hilda Ogden leaves. Coronation Street is the longest running serial of all time and it was an emotional moment when the street gossip and heart of gold hero Hilda final retired her hair rollers and left. 26.25 million people waved her farewell.
  4. Only Fools and Horse “Time on our hands”. Despite some ill-conceived follow ups this saw the Trotters final become millionaires after discovering that an old pocket watch they’d had for years in storage was worth millions at auction. 24.35 million people watched them go off into the sunset.
  5. EastEnders. Just a regular episode. No particular drama. It shows how popular the show had become and was worrying the established order of Coronation Street. 24.30 million tuned in
  6. Royal Variety performance 1965. Dame Shirley Bassey and Dudley Moore topped the bill. I imagine you’ve never heard of them? This is the surprise one but keep in your arsenal for quiz night. 24.20 million people watched it.
  7. Another plain old EastEnders episode. It was about now that Corrie started to be repeated as well in the week.
  8. To the Manor Born. Showing how much we invest in Comedy shows, this time posh people this was Andrey and Richard finally deciding that they loved each other. Ahh. 23.95 including my hooked Mum, Nan and Aunties.
Rank Show Episode Number of viewers
Date Network
1 EastEnders Den serves Angie with divorce papers. 30.15[60] 25 December 1986* BBC One
2 EastEnders Michelle Fowler reveals she is pregnant. 28.00[61] 1 January 1986* BBC One
3 Coronation Street Hilda Ogden leaves 26.65[61] 25 December 1987* ITV (Granada)
4 Only Fools and Horses Time on Our Hands 24.35[62] 29 December 1996 BBC One
5 EastEnders 24.30[63] 2 January 1992* BBC One
6 Royal Variety Performance 1965 Dame Shirley BasseyPeter Cook & Dudley Moore 24.20[64] 14 November 1965 ITV (ATV)
7 EastEnders 24.15[65] 7 January 1988* BBC One
8 To the Manor Born Series 1 Finale 23.95[66] 11 November 1979 BBC One
9 Miss World 1967 Peru wins. 23.76[64] 19 November 1967 BBC One
10 EastEnders 23.55[67] 26 December 1985* BBC One
11 Panorama Diana, Princess of Wales 22.78[68] 20 November 1995 BBC One
12 Royal Variety Performance 1975 Bruce ForsythDad’s Army & Vera Lynn 22.66[66] 16 November 1975 ITV (ATV)
13 This Is Your Life Lord Mountbatten 22.22[66] 27 April 1977 ITV (Thames)
14 Sunday Night at the London Palladium 21.89[64] 3 December 1967 ITV (ATV)
15 The Benny Hill Show 21.67[66] 24 March 1971 ITV (Thames)
=16 Dallas Who Done It” – J. R. Ewing‘s shooter is revealed 21.60[69] 22 November 1980 BBC One
=16 Coronation Street Ken and Deirdre divorce 21.60[63] 8 January 1992 ITV (Granada)
18 Eurovision Song Contest 1973 Anne-Marie David wins for Luxembourg. 21.56[66] 7 April 1973 BBC One
19 Steptoe and Son 21.54[64] 18 February 1964 BBC TV
=20 The Mike Yarwood Show Mike Yarwood Christmas Show 21.40[66] 25 December 1977 BBC One
=20 Coronation Street Bet Lynch becomes landlady of the Rovers Return Inn. 21.40[67] 2 January 1985 ITV (Granada)
22 Coronation Street Rita Tanner‘s first appearance. 21.36[64] 2 December 1964 ITV (Granada)
23 Only Fools and Horses If They Could See Us Now 21.35[70] 25 December 2001 BBC One

* denotes aggregated figure with repeat showing.