Javid intervenes over Bath housing estate redevelopment

Javid intervenes over Bath housing estate redevelopment

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has intervened over plans for the demolition and redevelopment of a housing estate at Combe Down near Bath.

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Inspector backs Isle of Wight ferry terminal revamp

Inspector backs Isle of Wight ferry terminal revamp

A planning inspector has approved plans for the mixed-use redevelopment of a ferry terminal on the Isle of Wight, including the provision of 100 homes, after concluding that the scheme would not prejudice the island's 'existing and future economy'.

Developer ups housing numbers at south London estate regeneration

Developer ups housing numbers at south London estate regeneration

A planning application has been submitted for a revised masterplan for the redevelopment of a south London housing estate which would see up to 2,535 new homes created across the site, up from a previous target of 2,422 homes.

Plans submitted for Harlow 'science hub'

Plans submitted for Harlow 'science hub'

Plans have been submitted for an 115,200 square metre 'science hub' on an industrial park at Harlow in Essex.

Campaigners call for 'major land reform' to fix housing crisis

Campaigners call for 'major land reform' to fix housing crisis

Reports that campaigners are calling for 'major land reform' to fix the UK housing crisis feature in today's newspaper round-up.


Why a revision of an urban extension's design code has sparked a row

Why a revision of an urban extension's design code has sparked a row

A row has broken out after housebuilders successfully revised the design code for a 5,500-home development in Devon. But how often do developers of schemes seek to amend agreed design standards?

Why the planning wreckers can take the summer off, by Graeme Bell

Why the planning wreckers can take the summer off, by Graeme Bell

Tis the silly season and what better way to celebrate the lazy, hazy days of summer than to think of something mad, like doing away with town planning?

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What court's reversal of minister's decision means for practitioners

What court's reversal of minister's decision means for practitioners

A High Court judgment reversing a ministerial decision to approve 50 homes in a West Sussex village may help clarify what should be considered material to planning appeals, according to experts.

Retention of unspent CIL receipts is not in itself a sign of a problem, by Richard Garlick

Retention of unspent CIL receipts is not in itself a sign of a problem, by Richard Garlick

The future of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), which requires developers to contribute to infrastructure needed to support development across the planning authorities in which they build, is in doubt.

Neighbourhood Watch: Poll cements county's hotspot status

Neighbourhood Watch: Poll cements county's hotspot status

Herefordshire's status as a neighbourhood planning hotspot has been further underlined by residents' approval of a neighbourhood plan for the rural parish of Eaton Bishop.

How we did it: Boosting home delivery via local plan

How we did it: Boosting home delivery via local plan

A Yorkshire council's local plan has won plaudits for its focus on raising build rates on home allocations. David Dewar reports.

Policy Summary: Neighbourhood plan status and scope for conditions covered in new regulations

Policy Summary: Neighbourhood plan status and scope for conditions covered in new regulations

POLICY: The Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 (Commencement No 1) Regulations 2017.

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