Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis has announced new measures that will make it easier to turn underused office buildings into new homes.
Plans have been approved for the expansion of the Bluewater shopping centre in Kent after planners concluded that there would be no negative impacts on neighbouring town centres which could not be mitigated.
Housebuilder Bloor Homes has submitted outline proposals for up to 1,400 homes on a site on the eastern edge of Luton.
The Neighbourhood Planning Bill is awaiting Royal Assent after peers yesterday agreed to MPs' amendments to the legislation.
Reports that plans to develop a 'mega-basement' beneath an orangery in the grounds of Kensington Palace have provoked local 'outrage' feature in today's newspaper round-up.
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The recent publication of the pipeline of tall buildings in London, pulled together by consultant GL Hearn, showed a record 455 schemes over 20 storeys at stages between application and completion.
A government test that comes into effect in November is likely to require more than half of English local authorities to demonstrate that they have a housing land supply that is 20 per cent above what is essential to meet need over the next five years, according to research published last week.
Environmentalists fear that plans to write existing European Union (EU) regulations into UK law could result in a weakening of environmental protections, but experts believe that the government will be too preoccupied with the technicalities of Brexit to attempt significant change.
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.
Can land banking explain the gap between the number of permissions issued and the number of homes built, asks Jamie McKie.
Policy: Guidance on Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects and Housing.