Plans have been announced to develop a outdoor leisure destination on the site of a former ski village close to Sheffield city centre.
Lancaster City Council has published a draft local plan which is intended to support the delivery of more than 13,500 homes in the city in the next 15 years - including 1,500 on green belt land.
The communities secretary has approved plans for a supermarket on the edge of Southport in Lancashire, after he agreed with an inspector that the scheme's 'impact on the vitality and viability of the town centre would not be significantly adverse'.
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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.
Public participation has received surprisingly little real scrutiny. When the landmark Skeffington Report on public participation in planning was published in 1969, I wrote that the idea was strongly influenced by practices in the USA. However, there was little UK analysis of the American initiatives.
A regime that penalises councils for taking too long to decide planning applications has so far seen sanctions imposed on only a handful of authorities.
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.
Recently, London mayor Sadiq Khan has been stressing that his pledge to make half of all new London homes 'genuinely affordable' is a 'long-term strategic aim' rather than an immediately deliverable goal.
How will globalisation affect local planners in the Trump and Brexit era? On the one hand, there have been suggestions that we will see lower economic growth and reduced demand for housing if government seeks to restrict immigration numbers.
Contrary to some expectations, there was no housing white paper published as part of the Autumn Statement.
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