1000 Huts is a project of the charity Reforesting Scotland, which works to restore and support sustainable communities in a well-forested land.

Disclaimer:

The content of this site is supplied as good practice guidance only. It is not an authoritative statement of the law or of the policy and practice of the planning or building standards system at the local, national, or case level. It simply sets out what our contributors believe to be good practice for hut builders in complying with the Scottish Government's new regulatory framework for huts. Anyone considering undertaking a hut development should seek their own legal, planning and building advice. 

 

CONTACT

1000HUTS: 

huts@reforestingscotland.org

REFORESTING SCOTLAND

heartwood@reforestingscotland.org

0131 334 1220

Reforesting Scotland's Registered Office :

39 Corstorphine Hill Avenue,

Edinburgh EH12 6LF

Registered Charity Number SC018032

OTHER BUILDINGS

 

OTHER BUILDINGS (MANDATORY IN PART)

The way a hut relates to the group it is within and how those other buildings are sited is a  critical part of the design.

CLIMATIC LOADING

As well as benefits of mutual shelter and shading and access to views you should refer to Separation from boundaries and other buildings for mandatory conditions on the spacing of huts.

3A

 
 
 

WIND SPEED MAP OF SCOTLAND

3B

The Isopleths are windspeeds in meters per second

 
 

SNOW MAP OF SCOTLAND

3C

Ground snow load in KNewtons per meter squared