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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...

  • 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...

  • Planning news - 19 December 2019

    Published: Thursday, 19th December 2019 in News news

    Runway at Southampton Airport could be extended, Sevenoaks successful in hostel enforcement trial, Plans for development near River Tyne submitted. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 12 December 2019

    Published: Thursday, 12th December 2019 in News news

    Rise in energy storage projects, research suggests, Welsh climate change strategy outlines flood-risk planning measures, Developer to fund road improvements for approved homes plan. And more stories..

  • Planning news - 5 December 2019

    Published: Wednesday, 4th December 2019 in News news

    Ealing regeneration project gets the go-ahead, Outline permission for Derby homes granted, Homes and employment space approved in Oxford. And more stories...

  • Planning News - 28 November 2019

    Published: Thursday, 28th November 2019 in News news

    Guide published for heritage in neighbourhood plans, Communities should have a say throughout planning process, Application submitted for Salford quay development, and more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - November 2019

    Published: Wednesday, 27th November 2019 in News news

    Launch of Prior Approval documents, First Planning Portal National Conference, Will you be ready for the Future Homes Standard, and more stories...

  • Architectural Bulletin - November 2019

    Published: Tuesday, 26th November 2019 in News news

    First national Planning Portal Conference, Will you be ready for the Future Homes Standard?, Designs on good planning

  • Planning News - 21 November 2019

    Published: Thursday, 21st November 2019 in News news

    Plan for central London approved, Local plan route-mapper and toolkit launched, Rich overseas tourists drive huge expansion in London luxury hotels, and more stories...

  • Planning news - 14 November 2019

    Published: Wednesday, 13th November 2019 in News news

    Planning Inspectorate unveils pre-election approach to casework, Liverpool faces fight to keep World Heritage status, Plans for £100m subterranean scheme under Cavendish Square, and more stories...

  • Planning News - 7 November 2019

    Published: Thursday, 7th November 2019 in News news

    Giant Christian landmark for the Midlands goes out for consultation, Districts declare high street emergency as retail applications plummet, Bristol set to outlaw all diesel cars and more stories...

  • Planning News - 31 October 2019

    Published: Thursday, 31st October 2019 in News news

    Environment Bill passes second reading, Study calls on planners and health professionals to talk to each other, Lewes wins government U-turn on housing delivery test and more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - October 2019

    Published: Tuesday, 29th October 2019 in News news

    Schema project - progress update, LPA best practice hints and tips, Planning Portal Conference: Discussion topics, and more stories...