Improvements To Your Home improvements

The road will initially be closed from 25 April for six weeks, we’ll then reopen it for the summer, before closing it again in the autumn. We’ve also closed Oad Street between Woodgate Lane and the A249 so we can start to widen the road, and allow for the new layout at junction 5. Drivers passing under the M2 viaduct northbound on the A249 will see and hear this work as they drive through, as piling is a noisy activity. Improvements to the slip roads and junction approaches at the M2 junction 5.

  • If your landlord doesn’t agree, this could be disability discrimination and they could be breaking the law.
  • For more information about a landlord’s duty to make alterations for disabled people, see Discrimination in housing.
  • This closure will allow us to prepare the foundations for the construction of the new flyover.
  • Generally, a local authority does not have to pay a grant or loan within any particular time limit.

You can also learn about how a building contract can provide peace of mind and in what situation you may need a lawful development certificate. This will be followed by an application to the Planning Inspectorate at central government for a permission to build, also known as a Development Consent Order . The Planning Inspectorate will consider the application and, if they approve it, make a recommendation to the Secretary of State under Section 37 of the Planning Act 2008 to seek authorisation to build the scheme. The scheme will be funded through the council’s successful bid to the Government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund , for £249m for the M5 Junction 10 Improvements Scheme.

This can be found under ‘Environmental 2019’ in the documents section below. The M2 junction 5/A249 Stockbury Roundabout cannot cope with existing traffic flows. The junction is also one of the top 50 national casualty locations on England’s major ‘A’ roads and motorways.


Both the modifications and the Environmental Statement Addendum were published for consultation on 24 January 2020. We published the Orders for the M2 junction 5/A249 Stockbury Roundabout improvements scheme under the Highways Act 1980 on 13 June 2019 with a representation period of six weeks that ended on 25 July 2019. A local authority must give you a disabled facilities grant if you meet the conditions for getting one. If you’re disabled, a local authority must provide application forms in a form you can use, for example, in large print. A local authority can have its own application forms for help, and its own rules about what you have to do to apply for help.

If you would like to install your own adaptation, or remove an existing one from your home, you will need to ask for our permission. Unless otherwise agreed with the Hyde Group, the total cost of the work and related expenses will be met by yourself as the tenant of the property. You should receive our written approval prior to commencing any improvement works and keep all receipts, and forward these or copies to the association. Before completing the form you are advised to take a moment to carefully read theguidelines and conditions below. In this webinar we were joined by Dr Tim Ferris, NHS England’s Director of Transformation, to…

The modifications can be found in detail under Highways Act 1980 Ordersbelow and are described in the section ‘Modifications to Orders’ below. Maidstone Road to the A249 Stockbury Roundabout would be closed, and Maidstone Road would be re-routed to link with Oad Street. The existing junction of Oad Street with the A249 would be closed with a new link provided south of the existing Oad Street to connect with the A249 Stockbury Roundabout.

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If allowed, you must put your property back to its original condition. Midland Heart will refund you for part of the cost of the improvement if it qualifies under the Right to Compensation for Improvements. An allowance will be made for the age and condition of the improvement. The preliminary design drawings are included in the Highways Act 1980 Orders section in the documents area below, along with the reports that detail the traffic assessments undertaken during the preliminary design.

The improvement remains as part of the Association’s fixtures and fittings. Q is an initiative connecting people with improvement expertise across the UK. Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property.

This rule doesn’t apply in some cases where the landlord lives in the same property as you. If you rent your home and apply to your local authority for help with home improvements, you’ll need to get your landlord’s permission before the local authority will agree to help you. If you’re disabled and the changes are to do with your disability, your landlord shouldn’t refuse permission unless they have a good reason. In some cases, your landlord might be responsible for making the changes.