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Neighbourhood Watch: Cross-boundary plan progress

Neighbourhood Watch: Cross-boundary plan progress

An examiner's decision last month to back the Highgate Neighbourhood Plan in London clears the way for the first cross-boundary neighbourhood plan in the capital to proceed to a referendum.

London council approves revamp of 31 railway arches

London council approves revamp of 31 railway arches

A west London council has approved plans for the redevelopment of 31 disused railway arches in line with a recommendation from planners who concluded that the development would help create a 'sense of place'.

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Adapting to Airbnb: How planners are tackling pressures from short-term lets

Adapting to Airbnb: How planners are tackling pressures from short-term lets

How London boroughs are tackling the pressures on local amenity and housing supply from the capital's boom in short-term lets.

Why a pan-London infrastructure levy is smashing its targets

Why a pan-London infrastructure levy is smashing its targets

Supporters of proposals to replace the Community Infrastructure Levy with a low-level charge say that new figures demonstrating the success of a pan-London levy set up to raise funds for the Crossrail project serve to bolster rather than undermine their case.

The hurdles facing the third Heathrow runway

The hurdles facing the third Heathrow runway

The contents of a draft version of the document that will guide the planning decision on a third runway at Heathrow gives the airport the signal to start work on its application, while substantial obstacles still lie on the road ahead, say experts.

How we did it: Preparing a plan to boost public health

How we did it: Preparing a plan to boost public health

Gathering extensive data was vital in setting a policy to improve public health in an inner London borough. David Dewar reports.


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