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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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Historic England announces ten 'Heritage Action Zones'

Historic England announces ten 'Heritage Action Zones'

Historic England has announced the creation of ten new 'Heritage Action Zones' which will receive specialist support on heritage matters from the government watchdog.

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Legal Viewpoint: Helping councils hold their nerve on purchase orders

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.

Estate regeneration vision will be hard to realise, by Chris Brown

The government's recently published Estate Regeneration Strategy and Good Practice Guide is a fascinating melange of ideology and experience.

Will depot mistake derail Old Oak Common vision, by Joey Gardiner

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.

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