Do I need planning permission for a woodburner?

The Building Regulations were updated in 2010 after which any woodburners installed before this are likely not to meet safety standards. If your chimney sweep has condemned your woodburner  you may need to undertake work to bring it back up to meet current safety standards. Take a look at this approved document on to find out what safety measures you need in place.


We recommend and install FireAngel carbon monoxide alarms (CO), one of the mandatory items needed in a safe and legal installation. Read more…