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Areas with extra planning restrictions

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has introduced a UK planning control called an 'article 4 direction' where the character of the area is under threat. Most of these are in its conservation areas.

In article 4 direction areas there is less permitted development allowed and you may need to apply for planning permission for most works including replacing windows and doors and re-roofing.

More detailed guidance on what is not permitted in the Royal Greenwich article 4 direction areas without planning permission can be found below.