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Inspector backs 438 home station scheme despite officers' 'monolithic' claim

Inspector backs 438 home station scheme despite officers' 'monolithic' claim

A planning inspector has allowed an appeal against a council's refusal of plans for the 438-home mixed-use redevelopment of a Surrey train station, after dismissing the council's claim that the development would appear as a 'monolithic' feature, harming the setting of listed buildings.

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.

Latest Regeneration Comment

Mayor's estate regeneration refusal is a political statement, by Chris Brown

The planning system is often criticised for the slow pace at which it adjusts to changing markets.

Is there a real threat to development in London from Momentum-backed candidates, by Jamie Carpenter

Senior London Conservatives have warned that the deselection of Labour councillors and their replacement with candidates backed by pro-Jeremy Corbyn group Momentum could impact major regeneration schemes in the capital.

The need for a new contract between planners and communities, by Richard Garlick

This week Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn followed the lead of London mayor Sadiq Khan in promising to make changes to restore local communities' trust in regeneration projects.

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