Rights of Light

What is it?

A “right to light” is an easement that gives a landowner the right to receive light through defined apertures in buildings on his or her land.

Rights of light, along with daylight and sunlight for planning, can be one of the greatest constraints on development sites in urban areas.

Our in – house rights of light services team provides professional consultancy from initial pre – acquisition stages and feasibility through to detailed design. Working closely with the client and design team, our rights of light experts understand legal and design complexities, together with the fundamentals of daylight and sunlight planning.

Rights of light services:

  • Rights of light.
  • Daylight and sunlight.
  • Overshadowing.
  • Internal daylight amenity.
  • Environmental impact assessment.
  • Solar glare.
  • Light pollution.
  • Masterplanning

Please contact us for further details on how we can assist you.