Freedom of information request response - 05938

FOI request

FOI ID number
Build to Rent

I would like to register a Freedom of Information request with the relevant department regarding planning applications for “Build to Rent” properties and schemes.

The request refers to planning applications both “Under Review” and “Approved” where the property is intended to be used as a Build to Rent Development or Complex [1].

[1] Build to Rent: A distinct subset of the Private Rental Sector, by where properties are granted approval under a restrictive covenants permitting their usage solely as a rental property.

If you could provide the below details, within a single clear Excel Spreadsheet I would be grateful.

Full Planning Reference Number.

Full Address.

Number of Stories.

Applicant Name.

Proposal Description.

Affordable Housing Allocation (Both in percentage of total residential dwellings and quantity of dwellings).

Commercial Land Usage (Total square footage of proposals’ commercial space).

Our response


The Council does not grant approval under restrictive covenants for the purpose of Build to Rent, permitting their usage solely as a rental property.

Response date
20 February 2019