Last edited 05 Nov 2020

Residential institution

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

This is as opposed to non-residential institutions, which 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 and non-residential education and training centres.

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

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