Do you need planning permission to install bifold doors?

bifold doorsPlease note: this information is correct at the time of writing.

Generally speaking, you don’t need to apply for planning permission to install bi fold doors in your home.

If you are widening the existing opening or creating a new one, it’s worth contacting your local authority before undergoing any work.

You would need to get appropriate planning permission if you live in a listed building, a conservation area or an AONB (Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty).

Why do I need to get planning permission if I live in a listed building/conservation are/AONB?

Authorities insist that homeowners living in these areas or buildings acquire planning permission before any significant internal or external works. This is a source of frustration for many homeowners, but these authorities are tasked with keeping up the character and charm of these areas for future generations.

If you have any doubts about a planned home improvement, ensure that you are speaking to a company with intimate knowledge of these rules and regulations or contact your local planning authority.

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Why should I choose bifold doors?

Bifold doors have become a favourite amongst many UK homeowners. They open up your home inviting a flood of natural light to stream into the room while giving you unrivalled views of the outside world. Bifold doors from Falcon Installations are available in either uPVC or aluminium, offering double glazed glass as standard.

Customise every part of the doors and choose from a plethora of colours including the ever-popular timber effect colours, such as Irish Oak, Golden Oak and Rosewood. These colours give the doors a wood aesthetic without the maintenance of genuine timber. Select your ideal handle and rest easy knowing that the reliable locking systems on the bifold doors are keeping you safe from would-be intruders.

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We, at Falcon Installations, have over 5,000 installations under our belt and have become a name that you can trust for windows, doors and conservatories. Don’t just take our word for it, have a look at the independent reviews left by our happy customers.

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