Planning stats

160,000 - Total number of people who visited the Westfield shopping and leisure centre in Shepherd's Bush, west London, on its first day of opening last week.

£20,000 - Rate that West Northamptonshire Development Corporation is to charge developers per home under its new infrastructure delivery contributions regime.

3,000 - The number of lorries that will be taken off the roads each year because a new rail link will transport Honda vehicles from its Swindon factory to the Channel Tunnel. The Keypoint Swindon rail terminal was opened by transport minister Lord Adonis last week.

500 - Jobs that could be created in Manchester as a result of the Royal Opera House's plan to establish a base at the city's Palace Theatre from 2013.

110 - MPs who had signed an early-day motion urging the government to consider alternatives to Heathrow Airport growth as Planning went to press. The motion was tabled last week by Labour MP John Grogan.

46 - The number of planning conditions attached to the Scottish Government's approval of Donald Trump's plans for a golf resort in Aberdeenshire.


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