Housebuilder Bloor Homes has submitted outline proposals for up to 1,400 homes on a site on the eastern edge of Luton.
Moves to take Bradford City Council's local plan core strategy to adoption face further delays following Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to call a snap general election.
Plans have been submitted for a 4,500-home urban extension on a 290-hectare site to the west of Corby in Northamptonshire.
The government has announced that Lord Adonis has been appointed as permanent chair of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) and has appointed four new commissioners to the infrastructure advisory body.
Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine, DCLG/BEIS Cities and Local Growth Unit director Tom Walker and Homes and Communities Agency North West director Danielle Gillespie speak at the Institute of Economic Development's North conference in Manchester on 10 May.
What is inclusive growth, and how can good placemaking help deliver it?
The Housing White Paper's proposal for joint "strategic" plans is a clear indication of the government's desire for more effective planning across local authority boundaries.1 comment
The Housing White Paper has presented planning authorities with new opportunities, but also some very serious challenges. That was a key message to emerge from this week's National Planning Summit, organised by Planning.
A fundamental flaw in the planning system is its almost complete inability to see into the future.
From 6 April 2017, it will be possible to include up to 500 houses in an application for a nationally significant infrastructure project, or crucially, a business or commercial project using the same regime. Will this mark a step-change in the use of development consent orders (DCOs), or will it remain an intriguing possibility?
I recently contributed to a workshop where the Local Authority Chief Executive opened proceedings by posing a place making challenge in these terms.
- Principal Planning Officer Mendip District Council Shepton Mallet, Somerset
- Senior Planning Officer (Enforcement) (007432) - External Stoke-on-Trent City Council Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
- Principal Planning Officer (Development Management) Bracknell Forest Borough Council Bracknell, Berkshire
- Senior Planners RPS Abingdon, Bristol & Leeds
- Senior Planning Officer (Enforcement) Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
On 6 September 2012 the government announced a fresh wave of planning reforms aimed at stimulating the housing market and driving economic growth. This page collates all the key events as details on the reforms.