RTPI and TCPA blast government introduction of new town centre PD right

The government's decision to proceed with controversial plans to introduce a new permitted development (PD) right allowing a range of town centre uses to convert to residential use is "unfathomable" and risks creating "slum housing", two leading planning sector bodies have warned.

by John Geoghegan
RTPI chief executive Victoria Hills. Pic: RTPI
RTPI chief executive Victoria Hills. Pic: RTPI

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