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Planning News - 13 February 2020

Published: Thursday, 13th February 2020 in News news

National infrastructure must satisfy net zero and people concerns; More than 160,000 homes registered in 2019; Khan asks government to back London Plan's environmental policies; And more stories...

  • Architectural bulletin - May 2020

    Published: Friday, 29th May 2020 in News news

    Features: An important change to our planning application service… And why transferring applications as data, not documents, is important to everyone, Free PlanTalk webinar - Book your place

  • Local Authority bulletin - May 2020

    Published: Friday, 29th May 2020 in News news

    Features: 1App schema now live, Free PlanTalk webinar - Book your place, Reduce application backlogs and increase productivity with TerraQuest’s validation service.

  • Planning news - 28 May 2020

    Published: Thursday, 28th May 2020 in News news

    Research to assess potential of modern methods of construction, Improvements to M42 junction granted consent, Oxford city plan to be adopted. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 21 May 2020

    Published: Thursday, 21st May 2020 in News news

    COVID-19: Application submissions fall in England and Wales, COVID-19: Jenrick updates the country on construction and planning, MHCLG updates COVID-19 guidance for planning in England...

  • Planning news - 14 May 2020

    Published: Thursday, 14th May 2020 in News news

    COVID-19: England to get pop-up cycle lanes 'within weeks', Cardiff gasworks site bought for major housing scheme, Transport secretary approves Midlands freight terminal. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 7 May 2020

    Published: Thursday, 7th May 2020 in News news

    PINS to hold digital hearing, COVID-19: Green space should be a priority in local plans, Bradford adopts design guide. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 30 April 2020

    Published: Thursday, 30th April 2020 in News news

    Fund set up to help heritage sector through Covid-19, Consultancy launches Covid-19 tracker, New regulations for Welsh local authority meetings should help planning. And more stories...

  • Local Authority bulletin - April 2020

    Published: Wednesday, 29th April 2020 in News news

    Updates to 1App and launch of a new data standard, March 2020 – Planning application market insight, Time-limited permitted development right comes into force. And more articles...

  • Planning news - 23 April 2020

    Published: Thursday, 23rd April 2020 in News news

    Lawyers suggest measures to address permission expiry deadlines, Sharma approves London energy park. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 16 April 2020

    Published: Thursday, 16th April 2020 in News news

    Permitted development rights for creation of medical facilities comes into effect, Community groups invited to monitor public participation in planning, Homes England bought land for 5,000 homes in 20

  • Planning news - 9 April 2020

    Published: Thursday, 9th April 2020 in News news

    Government announces biggest changes to building safety ‘in a generation’, Regulations for virtual planning meetings issued, Wales: James introduces emergency permitted development rights to help NHS.

  • Planning news - 2 April 2020

    Published: Thursday, 2nd April 2020 in News news

    Covid-19: Quartermain outlines government support for planning authorities, Coronavirus Act allows virtual planning committee meetings, And more stories...

  • Local Authority bulletin - March 2020

    Published: Tuesday, 31st March 2020 in News news

    Next round of online planning application system updates, Call for Papers – Planning Portal Conference 2020 and more stories on our blog.

  • Architectural bulletin - March 2020

    Published: Tuesday, 31st March 2020 in News news

    Next round of online planning application system updates, Call for Papers – Planning Portal Conference 2020 and more stories on our blog.

  • Planning news - 26 March 2020

    Published: Thursday, 26th March 2020 in News news

    Builders are key to both housing and biodiversity crisis, says report, Dorset is home to UK’s first ‘super’ national nature reserve, Government aims to create a ‘transport revolution’.

  • Planning news - 19 March 2020

    Published: Thursday, 19th March 2020 in News news

    Planning Inspectorate implements 16 Rosewell recommendations, Regional planning framework unveiled for England’s water resources, Changes tabled for Welsh listed building consent regime.

  • Planning news - 12 March 2020

    Published: Thursday, 12th March 2020 in News news

    Budget 2020: Billions made available to increase affordable housing, Consultation opens on advice for tall buildings, Wales launches pioneering DIY homebuilding scheme. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 5 March 2020

    Published: Thursday, 5th March 2020 in News news

    Pincher calls on businesses to design low-carbon homes, Scheme to protect great crested newts extended, Welsh minister calls for modular homes to boost social housing. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 27 February 2020

    Published: Thursday, 27th February 2020 in News news

    Ombudsman to protect new-build buyers from poor work, Bermondsey biscuit factory site to be regenerated, Welsh minister clarifies policy on locally owned energy projects. And more stories...

  • Local Authority bulletin - February 2020

    Published: Tuesday, 25th February 2020 in News news

    Forthcoming updates to our online application service, Planning Portal exhibiting at the LABC Annual Conference, Hackitt urges digital solution to 'flawed' product testing.

  • Architectural bulletin - February 2020

    Published: Tuesday, 25th February 2020 in News news

    Housing Secretary clamps down on shoddy housebuilders, LABC Regional Building Excellence Awards, Opinion: Why putting heritage at the back of your list could be criminal for future generations,

  • Planning news - 20 February 2020

    Published: Thursday, 20th February 2020 in News news

    Government announces projects to receive cash for urban trees, Khan ‘on track’ to deliver 17,000 affordable homes, South Cambridgeshire approves Inholm plans. And more stories...

  • Planning News - 6 February 2020

    Published: Thursday, 6th February 2020 in News news

    Jenrick announces £1bn funding for SME builders. Legal challenge over Leadsom's approval of power station. Government chooses preferred route for central section of East West Rail. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 30 January 2020

    Published: Thursday, 30th January 2020 in News news

    Defra launches natural capital tool, WMCA launches design charter, 1,000-home plan submitted for Shropshire power station site. And more stories...

  • Local Authority bulletin - January 2020

    Published: Tuesday, 28th January 2020 in News news

    Forthcoming updates to our online application service New Measures to improve building safety standards Updated advice to support the Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018

  • Architectural bulletin - January 2020

    Published: Tuesday, 28th January 2020 in News news

    Latest version of ReQuestaPlan now available, Could you inspire the next generation of architects? Wooden football stadium receives green light.

  • Planning news - 23 January 2020

    Published: Thursday, 23rd January 2020 in News news

    McVey promises cash for garden communities, Nottingham approves plan for where homes can be built, Man fined for illegal extension in Barking. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 16 January 2020

    Published: Thursday, 16th January 2020 in News news

    Office conversions cost communities thousands of affordable homes in four years, Mace submits plans to regenerate Stevenage, National Trust to use trees to lock up 300k tonnes of carbon.

  • Planning news - 10 January 2020

    Published: Wednesday, 8th January 2020 in News news

    14 areas to receive funding for high streets, Decline in planning applications received from July to September, Wealden local plan halted on duty to cooperate. And more stories...