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Planning news - 22 April 2021

Published: Thursday, 22nd April 2021 in News news

UK’s native woodlands in ‘poor’ ecological condition, Ease of access for SMEs would diversify housing supply, Developer withdraws legal action against Norwich regeneration scheme. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 15 April 2021

    Published: Thursday, 15th April 2021 in News news

    Government announces a Towns Fund Deal for Truro, Permission sought to redevelop former Kent power station, Government agency seeks affordable housing partners. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 8 April 2021

    Published: Thursday, 8th April 2021 in News news

    Chief planner outlines policy changes, London council consults on second licence for HMOs, Regeneration plans approved in Southend. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 1 April 2021

    Published: Thursday, 1st April 2021 in News news

    Government announces extra funding for green homes, 11 per cent increase in applications submitted for planning in Q3, Berkshire film studio approved. And more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - March 2021

    Published: Monday, 29th March 2021 in News news

    Features: Helping Local Planning Authorities to hit targets and reduce pressure on Planning teams

  • Planning news - 25 March 2021

    Published: Thursday, 25th March 2021 in News news

    Local authorities to have longer to spend right-to-buy receipts, Legal challenge for continuation of virtual planning meetings lodged, Unlimited fines will apply to fire safety breaches. And more...

  • Planning news - 18 March 2021

    Published: Thursday, 18th March 2021 in News news

    RTPI to raise profile of urban planning globally, Government announces £2.7m tree fund, MHCLG appoints firm to reimagine planning notifications. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 11 March 2021

    Published: Thursday, 11th March 2021 in News news

    Framework for successful community development set out, Revised local plan submitted for Old Oak Common, London council announces design team for regeneration scheme. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 4 March 2021

    Published: Thursday, 4th March 2021 in News news

    Framework published for homes that provide better quality of life, First Welsh national spatial strategy published, Runnymede adopts CIL charges. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 25 February 2021

    Published: Thursday, 25th February 2021 in News news

    Nature recovery should be in plans to ‘grow back better’ from pandemic, Design team for Camden green infrastructure project announced, Government wants growth body to support OxCam Arc. And more...

  • Planning news - 18 February 2021

    Published: Thursday, 18th February 2021 in News news

    ‘Housing Accelerator Fund’ launched, Guidance for self-build strengthened, Bradford posits green belt-tightening in local plan to meet homes quota. And other stories...

  • Planning news - 11 February 2021

    Published: Thursday, 11th February 2021 in News news

    Averley outlines planning proposals to local chief planners, Nine Manchester councils to discuss joint plan, Tendring adopts part one of local plan. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 4 February 2021

    Published: Thursday, 4th February 2021 in News news

    NPPF to emphasise placemaking, 30-storey office block approved in City of London, Environment bill is delayed. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 28 January 2021

    Published: Thursday, 28th January 2021 in News news

    New regulator to monitor safety of construction materials, Pincher urges councils to keep local plans up to date, Redevelopment of riverside site promises 2,500 homes. And more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - January 2021

    Published: Monday, 25th January 2021 in News news

    Features: The Planning Portal is changing – ensure you stay informed!

  • Planning news - 21 January 2021

    Published: Thursday, 21st January 2021 in News news

    Summer quarter saw housing bounce back, Government says public should have right to ask councils to release land for redevelopment, Blueprint for flagship attraction for Merthyr Tydfil. And more...

  • Planning news - 14 January 2021

    Published: Thursday, 14th January 2021 in News news

    Section one of North Essex local plan deemed sound, Leaseholders will be able to buy their homes as government announces reforms, Kwarteng becomes energy secretary. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 7 January 2021

    Published: Thursday, 7th January 2021 in News news

    Prior approval requirements added to PDR for upward extensions, Decline in the number of decisions granted by councils, Wind farm off Norfolk coast gains approval. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 17 December 2020

    Published: Thursday, 17th December 2020 in News news

    Overall housing starts slump, says Homes England, Government announces cash for 68 green projects, Land disposal system to change in support of SMEs. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 10 December 2020

    Published: Thursday, 10th December 2020 in News news

    Marginal increase in affordable homes delivered, UK planning systems must hold housebuilders to account on design, Charity proposes turning former shopping centre into green space. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 3 December 2020

    Published: Thursday, 3rd December 2020 in News news

    More than 2,000 homes approved in Coventry, Stonehenge DCO approval could face legal action, Outline consent for industrial development granted. And more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - November 2020

    Published: Friday, 27th November 2020 in News news

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  • Architect Bulletin - November 2020

    Published: Friday, 27th November 2020 in News news

    Features: Portal Payment Service – we need your feedback!

  • Planning news - 26 November 2020

    Published: Thursday, 26th November 2020 in News news

    Can biodiversity net gain meet the needs of people and the environment?, Digital is good for planning but not for its own sake, conference hears. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 19 November 2020

    Published: Thursday, 19th November 2020 in News news

    Chief planner: Proposed infrastructure levy will bring in 'at least as much money' as current system, PM Johnson wants to create more national parks. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 12 November 2020

    Published: Thursday, 12th November 2020 in News news

    MHCLG’s chief planner urges local authorities to get a plan in place, Report and toolkits seek to measure the value of planning in more holistic ways. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 5 November 2020

    Published: Thursday, 5th November 2020 in News news

    Public to be surveyed on England’s planning system, Task force launches guidance for self-build homes, Forestry strategy for Great Britain is published. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 29 October 2020

    Published: Thursday, 29th October 2020 in News news

    Demand for retirement communities is growing, finds survey, Plans to decarbonise transport should link to spatial planning, AHF announces grants for heritage projects. And more stories...

  • Local Authority Bulletin - October 2020

    Published: Tuesday, 27th October 2020 in News news

    Features: TerraQuest is helping Local Planning Authorities hit targets and reduce the increased pressures on their Planning teams

  • Planning news - 22 October 2020

    Published: Friday, 16th October 2020 in News news

    People should live ‘never more than 10 minutes’ from basic facilities, Council upgrades planning tools to improve customer service. And more stories...