Reports that Everton Football Club's plans for a new stadium could take a significant step forward if Liverpool City Council signs off a land deal with the club next week feature in today's newspaper round-up.
New Welsh government household projections show a lower rate of growth compared to previous figures.
The Housing and Planning Act's 'permission in principle' for sites allocated for housing will come into force on April 15, according to a statutory instrument published by the government yesterday.
- Senior Planner (2 Posts) Sefton Council Bootle, Merseyside
- Regeneration Planning Manager Wokingham Borough Council Wokingham, Berkshire
- Principal Urban Design Officer Guildford Borough Council Guildford, Surrey
- Development Control and Countryside Manager Cumbria County Council Cumbria
- Technical Director - Planning (London) Beach Baker Property Recruitment London
With the Planning Law Survey now 20 years old, Bryan Johnston looks at law firms and barristers that have sustained a high position in the rankings.
Policy: Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2017.
Our survey reveals which planning law firms and individual solicitors are most highly rated by their clients, the legal outfits with the most planning specialists and key moves in the sector. Bryan Johnston and John Geoghegan report.
Planning's exclusive survey reveals which barristers are most admired by solicitors and planning and development professionals. Mark Wilding looks at who is topping the tables this year and why.
When Gavin Barwell addressed the communities and local government select committee at the end of last month, he told its members that, on becoming planning minister last July, a "whole array of people were brought in to talk to me".1 comment
A fundamental flaw in the planning system is its almost complete inability to see into the future.
More than two years after former planning minister Brandon Lewis issued a controversial written ministerial statement (WMS) exempting small sites from affordable housing obligations, could a letter from the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) finally clear up how much weight should be attached to the policy?
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?
A Supreme Court ruling last month demonstrates the complexities of compulsory purchase law. The court unpicked a 2015 Court of Appeal ruling overturning an Upper Tribunal decision on compensation for land in Rochdale acquired as part of a larger development scheme. It found that the Court of Appeal misapplied section 6 of the Land Compensation Act 1961.
I recently contributed to a workshop where the Local Authority Chief Executive opened proceedings by posing a place making challenge in these terms.
- Tue 28 Mar 2017
- RIBA, London
- Wed 10 May 2017
- The Lowry, Manchester
- Thu 2 Mar 2017 - Tue 28 Mar 2017
- Exeter, London and Gateshead
Priorities for the housing sector in Ireland: examining the challenges in social and private housing following Rebuilding Ireland
- Wed 29 Mar 2017
- Central Dublin
- Wed 5 Apr 2017