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Rights of Light - Winchester
Talks and lectures

​Rights of Light - Winchester​

​This topical seminar will focus on how daylight and sunlight amenity and rights of light can influence design.

This topical seminar will focus on how daylight and sunlight amenity and rights of light can influence design and, in some cases, have the potential to jeopardise planning consent or lead to claims if it is not taken into account during the design and planning processes. Discussion will include:


Daylight sunlight and overshadowing

  • The legal framework - Planning Policy
  • The BRE guide (2011) and BS8206
  • Existing Buildings - the tests - what they are and how they are applied
  • Proposed Buildings - the tests - what they are and how they are applied

Rights to light

  • The legal framework - Statute and Common Law
  • The definition of sufficient light
  • Site review – title issues
  • Abandonment
  • Preservation and transfer
  • Light from other sources
  • Law Reform

Modelling and assessment

  • Approach and practicalities – data capture, model assembly and analysis
  • Example Rights of Light contour analysis
  • Calculation of compensation
  • Rights to Light Risk Management

Speaker: Paul Lovelock, BSc (Hons) MRICS, Partner, Malcolm Hollis

Paul is a specialist in rights of light and daylighting. Paul joined Malcolm Hollis in 2016 from Watts Group PLC, where he spent 27 years, working his way up quickly to director in its West End and latterly its City of London offices. Paul has experience providing advice nationally to commercial and residential developers and neighbouring owners on neighbourly matters associated with construction work, notably Daylight & Sunlight Amenity, Rights to Light, Party Wall Matters and Access Agreements.

Core Curriculum topics: 1. Compliance 2. Designing it and building it

Send your booking form and cheque (payable to RIBA) to:.RIBA South/South East, Greenbanks,, Building LO42, University of Reading, London Road, Reading. RG1 5AQ. Email Adam Turner or call 0118 987 4900

Tickets
RIBA/CIAT Individual member £74.40 (£62 + VAT)
Non-member £106.80 (£89 + VAT)
RIBA Student member £18 (£15 + VAT)

RightsofLight20JuneWinchesterflyerpdf

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