Getting planning permission for a Nail Bar and Beauty Salon is easier than you might think!
Nail Bars and Beauty Salons have become so conventional nowadays that the likelihood of coming across one in the high street is bigger than seeing an off-license! There’s clearly a huge amount of potential business in this casual drop-in area, with a high level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, everyone wants in on the action!
This popularity can only mean one thing of course — that a Nail Bar business definitely defies the traditional coffee bar – or even just a normal bar – in terms of local business popularity. We’ve all heard about the decline of the local high street business, but Nail Bars definitely seem to buck this trend. So, if you want to get your slice of the profits, then we can help you get started setting up your own Nail Bar and Beauty Salon business!
But, before we kick off, let’s look at some nail bar business statistics…
Change of Use Planning Permission Granted by Urbanist Architecture Ltd for Nail Bar and Beauty Salon in Edmonton, London
Analysts have identified that nail bars are in fact one of the fastest-growing businesses on the high street — making up 16.5 per cent of new business outlets in the past three years. And surprisingly, as it draws people to the high street again, it has become a platform for general economic growth has helped reduced the nail-biting (!) insecurities of many other small business owners.
But like any other business, location is the key to success — so the first thing you need to consider before setting up your nail bar business is to find a shop in a profitable location, close to homes, amenities and other shops. Then, you will need to apply for planning permission you need to convert the premises into a Beauty Salon and Nail Bar.
If you are an entrepreneur who is planning to get into the beauty industry and need professional assistance to get the planning permission you need for a Nail Bar and Beauty Salon (called Sui Generis), call us today on 0203 793 7878 or get your FREE Feasibility Assessment now.
After you have found your shop and negotiated on the lease, you should then get planning permission to change the use of your shop. Nail Bars and Beauty salons fall under a specific category, known as Sui Generis Use Class – you cannot run a Nail Bar or Beauty Salon under the more usual A1 Use Class for commercial properties.
This means that you need to make a full planning permission application to your council to change the use class to Sui Generis Beauty Salon and Nail Bar. The documents your architect and planning consultant need to submit for this application include — but are not limited to — a full set of planning drawing for change of use, a supporting Design and Access statement and duly completed application form.
Change of Use Planning Permission Granted by Urbanist Architecture Ltd for a Nail Bar and Beauty Salon in Bethnal Green, London
If you need professional assistance to submit a planning application for a change of use, call us today on 0203 793 7878. Or, you can also send me an e-mail and tell me a little bit about your project. We’d be delighted to help!