Planning Stats

£3m - Extra expenditure in regional economies generated by investment in 72 historic attractions. In all 3,600 jobs were created, according to English Heritage.

200 - Number of seats in the main house of a theatre and cultural venue that has been granted permission in London's Finsbury Park. The London Borough of Islington received no objections to the plan.

54 - The number of fringe meetings attended by the RTPI at the party conferences.

16 - Number of people that cable cars might one day carry to and from Huddersfield town centre. The idea is mooted in plans for the HD One retail and leisure complex which might include a ski slope.

7% - Percentage of England's population who are members of a heritage organisation, more than the UK political parties. The National Trust has 3,760,000 members and English Heritage has 988,000.

5 - Years of extended permission Tate has for its national art storage centre in Mandela Way in Bermondsey. A change in planning rules will enable it to raise funds for the scheme when the economy improves.


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