The government has pledged its support for a new motorway junction on the M11, near Harlow in Essex, saying that the scheme will ensure that a new garden town can go ahead without overloading the local road network.1 comment
A measure in the HS2 Bill to allow the secretary of state to acquire land for wider regeneration unrelated to the rail scheme will be dropped following criticism by peers, the government confirmed today.
A measure in the HS2 Bill to allow the secretary of state to acquire land for wider regeneration unrelated to the rail scheme should be dropped as it is 'undesirable and unnecessary', a report by peers has recommended.
Local authorities will be invited to bid for funding from the £2.3 billion Housing Infrastructure Fund announced yesterday via a prospectus to be published in the New Year, housing minister Gavin Barwell has told Planning.
Funding for key road upgrades around the UK as well as investment in driverless car technology and rail upgrades in central Birmingham were among the transport measures announced in today's Autumn Statement.
A £2.3 billion 'housing infrastructure fund' to deliver infrastructure to unlock up to 100,000 homes in areas of high demand is among a series of funding measures to boost housing delivery announced in chancellor Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement.
No doubt the report issued by the Federation of Masters Builders (FMB) about the struggles faced by small housebuilders will have faded in your mind since Christmas.
The government's recently published Estate Regeneration Strategy and Good Practice Guide is a fascinating melange of ideology and experience.
Ever since former London mayor Boris Johnson set up Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) last year, the body has been touting its scheme as the UK's largest regeneration project.
There is a wind of change filling the corridors of Department for Communities and Local Government.
It is good news, if somewhat belated, that Philip McCann's diagnosis of the UK regional problem is getting widespread exposure and debate.
This week's announcement that the government will support a third runway at Heathrow airport signals that, although there has been a slowdown in infrastructure projects, those that are coming forward are getting bigger.
Policy: High Speed Two: From Crewe to Manchester, the West Midlands to Leeds and beyond.
Planning rules based on European law are likely to take many years to change despite the Brexit vote, a London conference organised by Planning heard yesterday. Here are three key messages to emerge from the event.
Last week, the government announced the National Infrastructure Commission would no longer have its independent status enshrined in law. Does the body still have teeth, Lee Baker asks.
The latest safeguarding changes show that the High Speed Two route is a work in progress, say Robbie Owen and Matthew Fox.