A live/work property, or live/work unit, is a property that is designed to be used for both residential and business purposes.
Live/work properties may be newly-built, or converted from work premises including warehouses.
Using a live/work for solely residential use is likely to be a breach of the local authority's planning permission rules. Some councils, particularly in London, have periodically enforced these rules to prevent developers from exploiting land designated for employment use.
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