Apply for leaseholder alterations

To submit your application for Alterations please ensure that you have the following information:

  • Full details of your contractor(s)
  • A copy of your contractor(s) Insurance policy with a minimum cover of £2m for public liability
  • A copy of plans showing your property’s existing layout
  • A copy of plans showing your property’s proposed layout
  • A full description of works to be carried out

You will need to provide all of the above information in order for this application to be processed.

  1. About your application
  2. Description of works
  3. Other consents
  4. Making an application
  5. Complete
 

To submit your application for Alterations please ensure that you have the following information:

  • Full details of your contractor(s)

  • A copy of your contractor(s) Insurance policy with a minimum cover of £2m for public liability

  • A copy of plans showing your property’s existing layout

  • A copy of plans showing your property’s proposed layout

  • A full description of works to be carried out

You will need to provide all of the above information in order for this application to be processed.

Application checklist

The following checklists are provided to assist you to provide the correct information for our surveyors, which will enable us to respond to your application faster.

Please note that the checklists are for guidance only and are not an exhaustive list. Further information may still be requested. The more information you provide and the clearer the information will mean your application can be processed quicker and cheaper. If our surveyor requires more information you will be charged for any extra work.

For all works

  • Provide specifications for the works or a schedule of works with a clear description of all works to be carried out and the materials to be used. The more detail the better.

For proposals for bathrooms / shower rooms

  • On plans clearly show both the existing and proposed routes of plumbing and any other services.

  • Provide full specifications for shower enclosures and wet rooms that include full details of how the walls and floors shall be made waterproof.

  • Provide details for new bathrooms and shower rooms that include details for mechanical air extraction systems showing how and where the system will exit the property.

For changes to Kitchens

  • On plans clearly show both the existing and proposed routes all services.

  • Provide full details of the existing and proposed ventilation systems.

For electrical Works

  • Provide plans showing the current and the proposed routes of wiring.

  • Confirm the number of and locations of new electrical fittings.

  • Confirm the make and model of all light fittings being installed.

For changes to boilers

  • Ensure that the locations of the existing and proposed boilers are detailed on the plans.

  • Provide full details of how and where flue and pressure relief pipes will exit the building.

  • Please also specify the height of the flue.

  • Provide details showing the routing off of pipe work for the proposed heating system.

  • Provide details of the make and model of the existing and proposed boilers.

For layout changes / wall removals

  • If proposals include works to load bearing walls please provide the compulsory supporting structural engineer’s report.

Stages of an alterations application

  1. Landlord receives alterations application plus initial Administration Fee

  2. Conditional approval provided to lessee

  3. Lessee signs and returns acceptance of conditional approval and provides any further documents and fees as required

  4. Lessee conducts work within framework of conditions allowing for any inspections as required

  5. Lessee provides full documentation and pays fees upon completion of the works, as requested.

  6. Landlord instructs solicitors to produce Licence for Alterations

  7. Licence for Alterations represents landlords consent for the works

Proceed with your application

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