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Planning News - 19 July 2018

Published: Thursday, 19th July 2018 in News news

NPPF to be published before ‘summer recess’, says housing secretary, HM Land Registry launches digital register, New office tower approved in London and more stories...

  • Planning News - 12 July 2018

    Published: Thursday, 12th July 2018 in News news

    MPs: Mineral planning authorities best placed to decide fracking applications, New HS2 ECML depot to be built in Leeds, Homes England details 12-month development plans and more stories...

  • Planning News - 5 July 2018

    Published: Thursday, 5th July 2018 in News news

    MPs vote to expand Heathrow, London’s Royal Docks regeneration approved, Derbyshire council backs 1,800 homes in Clowne, Housebuilders should belong to independent ombudsman and more stories...

  • Planning News - 28 June 2018

    Published: Thursday, 28th June 2018 in News news

    Brokenshire announces combustible cladding consultation, HS2 plans to build a green corridor alongside railway, North Essex garden communities plans require ‘significant work’ and more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - June 2018

    Published: Wednesday, 27th June 2018 in News news

    Permission In Principle, How important is BIM?, Planning Portal and the Federation of Master Builders agree strategic partnership and more stories...

  • Architect Bulletin - June 2018

    Published: Wednesday, 27th June 2018 in News news

    Permission in Principle, How important is BIM?, Planning Portal and the Federation of Master Builders agree strategic partnership, Development vs heritage at Liverpool Waters and more stories...

  • Planning news - 21 June 2018

    Published: Thursday, 21st June 2018 in News news

    Council challenges inspectorate’s decision for 350 homes, Government considering 41 new marine protections, Illegal HGV business owner pleads guilty to planning breaches. And more stories...

  • Planning News - 14 June 2018

    Published: Thursday, 14th June 2018 in News news

    Raab announces development corporation powers for councils, UCO and GPDO consolidation looms, Cabinet approves third runway plan for Heathrow and more stories...

  • Planning News - 7 June 2018

    Published: Thursday, 7th June 2018 in News news

    LGA warns against NPPF changes to housing targets, Two energy NSIP projects submitted, Merging of two Somerset councils approved, Developers not meeting affordable housing demand and more stories...

  • Planning News - 31 May 2018

    Published: Thursday, 31st May 2018 in News news

    Planning authorities should consult fire & rescue services when considering applications, Shale gas development is of ‘national importance’, and more stories...

  • Planning News - 24 May 2018

    Published: Thursday, 24th May 2018 in News news

    Planning professionals call for ‘vital’ changes to NPPF, SOYO scheme in Leeds receives green light, Climate change guide for planners launched and more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - May 2018

    Published: Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 in Press Releases news

    This month's bulletin includes information on our approach to GDPR, the 'Permission In Principle' application form, advice on updating your links, info on the new Welsh Gov service and more stories...

  • Architect Bulletin - May 2018

    Published: Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 in Press Releases news

    This month's bulletin includes information on the changes we're making around GDPR, 'Permission In Principle' forms, BIM and LABC's 'building a safer future' conference.

  • Planning News - 17 May 2018

    Published: Thursday, 17th May 2018 in News news

    Grayling approves Silvertown Tunnel DCO, More than half of councils say affordable housing need is ‘severe’, 17 homes in Yorkshire Dales green-lit and more stories...

  • Planning News - 10 May 2018

    Published: Thursday, 10th May 2018 in News news

    NPPF consultation deadline looming, James Brokenshire announced as the new housing secretary, Welsh draft National Development Framework published and more stories...

  • Planning News - 3 May 2018

    Published: Thursday, 3rd May 2018 in News news

    Government to invest in modern approaches to housing design, Masterplan to prepare Runcorn for HS2, Infrastructure contract value continues to decline – stats and more stories...

  • Local Authority bulletin - April 2018

    Published: Monday, 30th April 2018 in Press Releases news

    GDPR: Forthcoming changes to our application services, Planning and building policy changes, and more...

  • Archiect bulletin - April 2018

    Published: Monday, 30th April 2018 in Press Releases news

    Planning and building control policy updates, new planning application service for Wales, and more...

  • Planning News - 26 April 2018

    Published: Thursday, 26th April 2018 in News news

    Call for garden city reference to be reinstated in the NPPF, West of England submits joint spatial plan, Application submitted for Wolverhampton urban village and more stories...

  • Planning News - 19 April 2018

    Published: Thursday, 19th April 2018 in News news

    Consultation on new building safety rules, Havering to establish second planning committee to cut applications overturned at appeal, Landscape Institute calls for green belt review and more stories...

  • Planning News - 12 April 2018

    Published: Thursday, 12th April 2018 in News news

    Councils and developers ‘must’ work together to improve housing quality, Land reform could save ‘billions’ for councils building homes, says think tank and more stories...

  • Planning News - 5 April 2018

    Published: Thursday, 5th April 2018 in News news

    Historic farm buildings receive a £2m grant, Government failing rural communities say Lords, Lambeth estate regeneration projects receive green light and more stories...

  • Planning News - 29 March 2018

    Published: Thursday, 29th March 2018 in News news

    Quartermain to assess three councils over lack of local plan, Javid announces £300m of housing funding, Planning reforms needed for Northern and Midlands cities to thrive, and more stories...

  • Architect bulletin - March 2018

    Published: Wednesday, 28th March 2018 in Press Releases news

    Changes to the NPPF, Planning Portal partner with HSE to deliver health and safety information, Update of building control application service version 1.3. And more stories...

  • Local Authority bulletin - March 2018

    Published: Wednesday, 28th March 2018 in Press Releases news

    URGENT - Please update your Planning Portal links, Changes to the NPPF, Update on building control and our LABC Directory. And more articles...

  • Planning News - 22 March 2018

    Published: Thursday, 22nd March 2018 in News news

    Raab announces changes for permitted rural development, Updated guidance for applications affecting playing fields, Government offers free advice on neighbourhood planning and more stories...

  • Planning News - 15 March 2018

    Published: Thursday, 15th March 2018 in News news

    English cities regeneration fund doubles in size, Khan announces £24m funding for community regeneration, New student village scheme mooted for Swansea waterfront and more stories...

  • Planning News - 8 March 2018

    Published: Thursday, 8th March 2018 in News news

    Stansted submits plans to raise passenger cap, Khan calls in Hounslow development, Development partner announced for new Hampshire garden town and more stories...

  • Planning News - 1 March 2018

    Published: Thursday, 1st March 2018 in News news

    Raab announces cash to speed up planning decisions, Construction growth sees a slowdown in January, Lendlease appointed lead planner for Euston development and more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - February 2018

    Published: Wednesday, 28th February 2018 in Press Releases news

    This month's bulletin includes information on updating your links to the Planning Portal, our new Insights Reports, our commitment to GDPR and the Web Accessibility Directive.