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The Planning brand

Planning is the essential information resource for town planning professionals in the UK, providing the latest impartial and in-depth news, analysis, planning appeals, policy and legislation and the latest jobs. Our experienced editorial team focuses on the issues that matter most to the planning sector, leading and influencing key debates. Planning aims to be independent, agenda setting, comprehensive, expert and impartial.


PlanningResource.co.uk brings together information from across Haymarket Media Group’s built environment team including Planning, Development Control Practice and
COMPASS appeals database. Updated daily, the site provides planning professionals with essential news, analysis, appeals, policy, data and reference guides. Users can monitor the latest updates from local authorities regarding CIL, local and neighbourhood plans, making the website the ultimate research tool.

Planning Magazine

A fortnightly magazine offering you news analysis and in-depth reporting on the key
developments within the planning sector including, strategic planning and development
management. Along with opinions, the Casebook appeal summaries and regular surveys of the top planning consultants and lawyers and special supplements.

Bulletins from PlanningResource

With 14 to select from, bulletins are an easy and convenient way to have information sent
directly to you. You can opt to receive daily news on all the developments across the
planning sector, currently sent to over 15,000 professionals. Alternatively, receive sector
specific weekly news such as Development Management , received by over 11,000 readers. You can also sign up to specialist bulletins based on your key area, such as Housing (with over 1,600 readers) or track specific activity within local authorities such as
receiving updates on their Community Infrastructure Levy plans.

For a full list of bulletins click here

App – iPad version

Planning is now produced weekly for iPad users. This provides users
with all the key and must read content from PlanningResource and Planning newspaper.
Planning’s iPad edition is easy to navigate; you can search each issue by keyword, read page by page or go straight to your favourites section. Offline reading is also available.
For those wanting to read Planning every week without an iPad, an email bulletin
version is available.

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Editorial submissions

If you have an editorial query about Planning features or an idea for a feature or interview, please contact editor Richard Garlick at richard.garlick@haymarket.com.

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