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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.

  • Architect Bulletin - February 2018

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

    This month's bulletin includes information on our commitment to the GDPR, Travis Perkins' estimation tool, Groundsure's environmental searches and reports, ReQuestaPlan's mapping service and more.

  • Planning News - 22 February 2018

    Published: Thursday, 22nd February 2018 in News news

    Backlog of more than 400,000 homes with permission says LGA, Khan gives green light to factory-built scheme, Birmingham to build 1,000 homes in Commonwealth Games village and more stories...

  • Planning News - 15 February 2018

    Published: Thursday, 15th February 2018 in News news

    Brownfield registers show land for a million homes, Major Norfolk offshore wind farm plan updated, Mayor seeks to boost SME housebuilding in London and more stories...

  • Planning news - 8 February 2018

    Published: Thursday, 8th February 2018 in News news

    Quartermain: Revised NPPF to be published in draft in spring, Javid proposes extending upwards in cities, Khan publishes guide to estate regeneration. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 1 February 2018

    Published: Thursday, 1st February 2018 in News news

    Plans to test for gas in Cheshire refused, Wolverhampton constructs council homes offsite, Report: Community-led housing should be part of housing shortage solution. And more stories...

  • Architect Bulletin - January 2018

    Published: Wednesday, 31st January 2018 in Press Releases news

    This month's bulletin includes information about the increase in planning application fees, online building control applications, ReQuestaPlan maps and the Payment ReDirect service.

  • Planning news - 25 January 2018

    Published: Thursday, 25th January 2018 in News news

    Permitted development rights should be scrapped, argues LGA, Parliamentary group established for new towns, Westminster fights loss of office space. And more stories...

  • Planning news 18 January 2018

    Published: Thursday, 18th January 2018 in News news

    Homes England launches, Panel to review barriers to building announced, Agent of change bill for music venues proceeds to second reading. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 11 January 2018

    Published: Thursday, 11th January 2018 in News news

    Date set for 20 per cent planning fee increase, Khan approves £1.4bn regeneration plans for Croydon, Revamped Newport Docks scheme will delay M4 project. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 21 December 2017

    Published: Thursday, 21st December 2017 in News news

    Playing fields are being safeguarded across England, Report: Brownfield sites alone cannot solve housing crisis, Yorkshire Dales homes decision deferred. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 14 December 2017

    Published: Thursday, 14th December 2017 in News news

    LGA says councils are hampered by planning fee increase delay, Dover AONB homes stopped by Supreme Court, Brownfield registers don’t consider small sites – CPRE. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 7 December 2017

    Published: Thursday, 7th December 2017 in News news

    New online tool judges sustainability of proposals, Compulsory purchase orders fall sharply but remain successful, Clark closes fracking consent loophole. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 30 November 2017

    Published: Thursday, 30th November 2017 in News news

    £300m for community housing, London Plan: Khan lays out his proposals for fracking, cycling, the green belt and pubs, Industrial Strategy includes £170m for construction sector. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 23 November 2017

    Published: Thursday, 23rd November 2017 in News news

    Celebrated landscapes under pressure from housing development, Javid threatens intervention in 15 councils for local plan failure, And more stories...

  • Planning news - 16 November 2017

    Published: Thursday, 16th November 2017 in News news

    Hammond urged to address construction staff shortages in London, Report: Councils should be able to buy land at cheaper prices, Green light for three major Cardiff developments. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 9 November 2017

    Published: Thursday, 9th November 2017 in News news

    Commercial ownership data made free, ‘Cowboy clients hampering’ SME builders, 2,000 approved Carlisle plots for housing. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 2 November 2017

    Published: Thursday, 2nd November 2017 in News news

    Hammond wants to build on green belt land, National park asks builders to consider the park for new homes, Khan calls on government to increase cash for housing. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 26 October 2017

    Published: Thursday, 26th October 2017 in News news

    Government think tank demands review of London planning, Funding awarded to improve local roads and unlock housing, Demolition of Scarborough’s Futurist Theatre moves forward. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 19 October 2017

    Published: Thursday, 19th October 2017 in News news

    Digital tool launched to pinpoint development land potential, Downing Street summit hears May’s pledge to boost house building, Network Rail releases sites for housing. And more stories...