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Bromley publishes initial development levy plans

Bromley publishes initial development levy plans

One of the last London boroughs to introduce the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) has taken its first step towards introducing the development tax.

Plans approved for 283 high density homes on DIY store site

Plans approved for 283 high density homes on DIY store site

Plans have been approved for almost 300 homes on the site of a former Wickes DIY store in Ealing, west London, in line with a recommendation from planners who concluded that the scheme would 'make full and efficient use' of the site.

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How revised rules on density could affect London's development

How revised rules on density could affect London's development

Experts are divided on the likely impact of proposals to recast policy approaches to housing density in the latest draft of the London Plan.

13 things you need to know about the draft London plan

13 things you need to know about the draft London plan

The draft revised version of the London Plan was published for consultation this week. We highlight 13 things you need to know about the key proposed policy changes.

What the London mayor's new housing targets mean for planners

What the London mayor's new housing targets mean for planners

The mayor of London Sadiq Khan's decision to ask outer London boroughs to plan for a much greater share of the capital's housing growth has prompted concerns in some town halls.

How we did it: Securing airport expansion permission

How we did it: Securing airport expansion permission

Mayoral opposition had to be overcome to obtain approval for London City Airport's expansion plan, David Dewar reports.


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