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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...

  • Planning news - 12 October 2017

    Published: Thursday, 12th October 2017 in News news

    Development approved after mayor doubles affordable housing, Silvertown Tunnel decision delayed, Builders pledge to recruit and train workforce. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 5 October 2017

    Published: Thursday, 5th October 2017 in News news

    May commits £2bn extra to affordable housing, Garden towns get cash boost, HBF: Help to Buy has driven record rise in planning permissions. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 28 September 2017

    Published: Thursday, 28th September 2017 in News news

    Sharma announces compulsory purchase reform, Ebbsfleet Development Corporation adds 600 homes, Welsh economic strategy stresses importance of planning. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 21 September 2017

    Published: Thursday, 21st September 2017 in News news

    Sharma allots £22m for communities to help deliver housing, Sir Terry Farrell invites planning profession to make the most of IT, Cardiff Bay tidal lagoon makes progress. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 14 September 2017

    Published: Thursday, 14th September 2017 in News news

    Sharma launches shop for land, Green belt shrinks owing to inclusion in eight local plans, Westminster plans for 1,700 new homes, And more stories...

  • Planning news - 7 September 2017

    Published: Thursday, 7th September 2017 in News news

    Khan plans to buy land for housing with £250m, Call for community land trusts to be exempt from leasehold reforms, City-regions could make better places using tech, says RTPI. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 31 August 2017

    Published: Thursday, 31st August 2017 in News news

    Khan announces first 100 per cent affordable housing site, Housing plans dropped owing to government ‘indecision’, says NHF, Whole Estate Plan endorsed in South Downs. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 24 August 2017

    Published: Thursday, 24th August 2017 in News news

    Northern leaders demand fairer transport deal. Second home ownership rises in Britain. £45.5m investment to unlock homes in Leicestershire and South -East. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 17 August 2017

    Published: Thursday, 17th August 2017 in News news

    Khan releases finalised supplementary planning guidance, London’s Garden Bridge project closed, Khan plans to make London a National Park City. And more stories...

  • Planning News - 10 August 2017

    Published: Thursday, 10th August 2017 in News news

    Report: Sharma's top priorities, International status of Wales’s national parks and AONBs under threat, Clark approves East Anglia offshore wind farm. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 3 August 2017

    Published: Thursday, 3rd August 2017 in News news

    Council reviews planning decisions owing to wrong air quality data, Government frees up £54m to release land for housing. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 27 July 2017

    Published: Thursday, 27th July 2017 in News news

    SME construction growth slows, Night czar offers recipe for saving London’s LGBT venues, Welsh minister clarifies aspects of mandatory regional planning regime. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 20 July 2017

    Published: Thursday, 20th July 2017 in News news

    Counties press for new planning role to link housing and infrastructure, Khan announces £1.7bn affordable homes deal, £6.6bn HS2 contracts awarded. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 13 July 2017

    Published: Thursday, 13th July 2017 in News news

    Parliamentarians warn of Brexit disaster for homes and infrastructure, Third of permissions not built, claims Shelter, Uncertain future for capital’s green spaces. And more stories...

  • Planning News - 6 July 2017

    Published: Thursday, 6th July 2017 in News news

    £2.3bn housing infrastructure fund launched, Massive increase in homes approved for green belt, Self and custom build homes market on the rise. And more stories...

  • Planning News 29 June 2017

    Published: Thursday, 29th June 2017 in News news

    Raynsford review aims for ‘fairer’ planning system, Government urged to press ahead with infrastructure plans, Help to Buy helps more than 240,000 first-time buyers. And more stories...

  • Planning News - 22 June 2017

    Published: Thursday, 22nd June 2017 in News news

    Residential approvals up nine per cent in Jan-March 2017, Councils can apply for heritage zone status, Report: Planning system fails to support industrial strategy. And more stories...

  • Planning News - 15 June 2017

    Published: Thursday, 15th June 2017 in News news

    Alok Sharma appointed as planning minister, Khan plans to turn London into world’s leading smart city, Go-ahead for key Swansea city redevelopment. And more stories...

  • Planning News - 8 June 2017

    Published: Thursday, 8th June 2017 in News news

    Revised regime for Welsh historic environment comes into force, Indoor air quality is ‘a planning issue’ and S106 agreement for Kent garden suburb signed. And more stories...

  • Planning News - 1 June 2017

    Published: Thursday, 1st June 2017 in News news

    Exploratory shale gas drilling approved in Nottinghamshire, English new-build starts on the rise, Consultation for proposed sustainable drainage regime in Wales. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 25 May 2017

    Published: Thursday, 25th May 2017 in News news

    UK councils 'increasingly unable' to meet affordable housing demands, Value of new construction contracts down – new figures. And more stories...

  • Planning News - 18 May 2017

    Published: Sunday, 14th May 2017 in News news

    Welsh ministers mull over new legislation for national parks and AONBs, Masterplanner chosen for Old Oak regeneration. And more stories...

  • Planning news - 11 May 2017

    Published: Thursday, 11th May 2017 in News news

    Supreme Court issues ruling on NPPF paragraph 49, Reaction to court ruling on the NPPF, Housing white paper: Measures ‘not sufficient’ to mitigate years of under-investment in planning. And more...

  • Planning news - 4 May 2017

    Published: Thursday, 4th May 2017 in News news

    Neighbourhood Planning Bill passes into law, End ‘big eight’ house builders’ dominance to fix housing market, say MPs, Planning permissions for new homes continue to rise. And more stories...