Consent to Alter lease - Help!

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    Consent to Alter lease - Help!

    we are considering buying a flat in Brighton where the loft is demised to the lease but we are likely to get planning for rear dormer.

    The lease states that the loft is demised.
    It also states that internal alterations needs consent not to be unreasonably with held.

    The dormer is however a structural alteration.

    1) Can landlord say no to a structural even if the alterations improve the lease and increases value of reversion?
    2) If 1)above answer is no he cant refuse can he charge the same premium to alter /extend the dormer only as he would if the loft was loft was not demised if so I guess the demised loft is wortless? In other words can landlord charge whatever for external structural alterations? Thanks

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