Spring Statement: Brokenshire confirms introduction of town centre PD right changes

The government will bring forward most of its controversial package of new permitted development (PD) rights and use class flexibilities that aim to boost ailing high streets, but it is still considering proposals to allow office demolition for new homes, housing secretary James Brokenshire announced this afternoon.

by John Geoghegan
High streets: government proposals intended to boost flagging town centres
High streets: government proposals intended to boost flagging town centres

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