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Planning News - 22nd 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...

  • 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...