RTPI, RIBA and RICS urge PM to ‘urgently reconsider’ new town centre permitted development right

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has written a joint letter to the Prime Minister co-signed by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), warning that the government’s permitted development changes “present a risk for our nation’s town centres and small businesses”.

by Gavin McEwan
A boarded-up shop in Upper Norwood, south London - image: Robin Stott / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)
A boarded-up shop in Upper Norwood, south London - image: Robin Stott / geograph (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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