Last edited 25 Nov 2020

Non-residential institution

According to the use classes set out in The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended), non-residential institutions can include:

  • Clinics.
  • Health centres.
  • Crèches.
  • Day nurseries.
  • Day centres.
  • Schools.
  • Art galleries (other than for sale or hire).
  • Museums.
  • Libraries.
  • Halls.
  • Places of worship.
  • Church halls.
  • Law courts.
  • Non residential education and training centres.

This is as opposed to residential institutions, which might include; residential care homes, hospitals, nursing homes, residential schools, colleges and training centres.

Or secure residential institutions, which might include; prisons, young offenders institutions, detention centres, secure training centres, custody centres, short term holding centres, secure hospitals, secure local authority accommodation or military barracks.

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