Detailed analyses of how projects or plans have come together, accompanied by independent commentaries.
Mayoral opposition had to be overcome to obtain approval for London City Airport's expansion plan, David Dewar reports.
New digital engagement techniques proved key to securing public approval for a London borough's cycling scheme, says Mark Wilding.
A performance agreement helped secure prompt permission for a Salford regeneration scheme. David Dewar reports.
- Graduate Planner Allen & York Ltd London
- Consultation Manager Allen & York Ltd London
- Planners North Norfolk District Council Norfolk
- Career Grade Planning Officer (Development Management) Brent Council Brent, London (Greater)
- Principal Planning Officer (Development Management) Brent Council Brent, London (Greater)
A law firm worked closely with the National Grid to obtain approval for a 37 mile electricity transmission line. Colin Marrs reports.
A Yorkshire council's local plan has won plaudits for its focus on raising build rates on home allocations. David Dewar reports.
A Swansea regeneration project was one of the first large schemes that had to abide by new Welsh government consultation requirements, John Geoghegan reports.
A Surrey council is piloting a streamlined licensing system to ease conflicts over protected newt habitats, John Geoghegan reports.
A football club worked with the local council and community to win consent for its training ground, Joey Gardiner reports.
A Hertfordshire council has succeeded in boosting the recruitment and retention of planning staff, reports David Dewar.
Policy: High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Act 2017: Government Response to the Consultation on the Draft Class Approval for Matters Ancillary to Development under Schedule 17.
The provision of green spaces near a new housing development in Berkshire is helping to protect rare habitats, reports David Dewar.
A Leicestershire council is one of few authorities confronting the problem of dwindling burial space. John Geoghegan reports.
Planners and developers in Kent have drawn up an agreement to boost delivery of housing and jobs. John Geoghegan reports.
An energy firm worked with Natural England to protect sensitive Dorset downland by relocating a solar farm. David Dewar reports.
Gathering extensive data was vital in setting a policy to improve public health in an inner London borough. David Dewar reports.
A condition imposed on a housing development in west Sussex which required the occupiers to be aged 55 or older was removed, an inspector ruling that the council had provided inadequate justification for its retention.
Local consultation and cooperation has brought a 416 home development to fruition in the South Downs. David Dewar reports.
Close cooperation between public and private partners has saved a London wharf from redevelopment plans, David Dewar reports.
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