MP Richard Bacon: ‘Is Right to Build legislation delivering enough plots?’

Richard Bacon MP highlights the need for local council to deliver more plots to fulfil the Right to Build legislation, on the run up to Right to Build Day.

By Jenny Mcfarlane | 21 October 2019

An imminent deadline will be a valuable opportunity to test how well councils are complying with the new Right to Build act.

Malvern timber clad self build home as featured on grand designs tv show on Channel 4 and hosted by Kevin McCloud

Image: Chris Tubbs

October represents a significant watershed for self and custom-build: on the 30th, it’s Right to Build Day, the first deadline for councils to have met their development permission targets under the new Right to Build legislation. This will test how well councils have complied with the Self-Build and Custom

Housebuilding Act 2015, revealing which are meeting the needs of local residents who want to build their own home, and which could do better.