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Planning consent in the UK for a Swimming Pool Shelter or Abri

Outbuildings Incidental to the Enjoyment of the Dwelling House

Well you now know what an abris is terms of "Whitehall Speak" - government is just so wonderful!

Well you can have an "Outbuildings Incidental to the Enjoyment of your House"

Provided that:-

  1. The new Abris (or pool house for that matter) is at least 20 metres form the nearest public road, footpath, bridleway or byway
  2. You are not going to cover more than half of your garden with the abris and any other sheds or outbuildings that you may have
  3. It is not going to be used as part of any business activity
  4. It is not more than 3 metres high if it has a flat roof and 4 metres high if it has a ridge roof
  5. Your house is not listed in which case the abris cannot have a volume of more than 10 m3
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