Detailed analyses of how projects or plans have come together, accompanied by independent commentaries.
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.
- Planning Consultant Macdonald & Co London (central)
- Principal Planner (Development Management) Fareham Borough Council Fareham, Hampshire
- Director of Planning and Regulatory Services Maldon District Council Essex
- Senior Planner Durrants Ltd Diss, Norfolk
- Principal Planning Officer (Policy) Bracknell Forest Borough Council Bracknell, Berkshire
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.
How one planning authority is pioneering a new method for ensuring the swift build-out of housing permissions that ministers are urging. By Lee Baker.
Innovative engagement tactics proved key to creating a plan for one of Bristol's most diverse areas. John Geoghegan reports.
A Devon council has established a blueprint requiring developers to provide self-build housing. David Dewar reports.
Harrow's approach to housing delivery aims to make the most of council assets, says David Dewar.
Bradford City Council is taking an innovative approach to clearing its backlog of enforcement cases. Ben Kochan reports.2 comments
Forging strong community relationships proved key to winning local approval for housing in a Hampshire village. Jim Dunton reports.
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