An Article 4 Direction is a direction under Article 4 of the General Permitted Development Order which enables us to withdraw specified permitted development rights across a defined area.
Permitted development rights are a national grant of planning permission which allows certain building works and changes of use to be carried out without having to make a planning application.
On the following pages of this guide you'll find information relating to the each of Lambeth’s Article 4 Directions which remove national permitted development rights that relate to change of use to residential.
- Article 4 Direction withdrawing Class O office to residential permitted development rights in Brixton town centre, parts of Clapham and ten Key Industrial and Business Areas (2017)
- Article 4 Direction withdrawing Class O office to residential permitted development rights in the Central Activities Zone (2019)
- Article 4 directions withdrawing Class MA permitted development rights in Lambeth (2021)