Detailed analyses of how projects or plans have come together, accompanied by independent commentaries.
An outline proposal for a mixture of 50 retirement apartments and bungalows in open countryside on the edge of a village in Kent was approved contrary to the adopted development plan, the benefits of the scheme deemed to be material enough to grant permission.
A viability review mechanism was used to agree an affordable homes delivery process for a major scheme in York.
How an Oxfordshire district became the first in the county to help Oxford with unmet need. By Mark Wilding.
Two councils in the East of England dovetailed local plans to manage a strong growth agenda, Colin Marrs reports.
- Principal Planner Braintree District Council Braintree, Essex
- Planning Officer Plymouth City Council Plymouth, Devon
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- Principal Urban Designer / Landscape Officer Swale Borough Council Swale, Kent
A village community group used a pioneering process to grant permission on a key site, says Colin Marrs.
How Coventry City Council won support for potentially controversial allocations. By Mark Wilding.
Data analysis and design skills went into creating a digital tool to assess a London site's potential, Adam Branson explains.
Camden has given its development management team more autonomy, says Mark Wilding.
A Midlands county council team is providing effective support for neighbourhood plans, David Dewar finds.
A team in Barnet is using criminal law to clamp down on rogue landlords, reports David Dewar.
Reversing the loss of 'blue infrastructure' is key to Tower Hamlets' waterside strategy, says Adam Branson.
South Worcestershire Councils has responded to the call to improve public health, says Adam Branson.
Planning performance agreements helped drive one borough's fee growth up by 69 per cent in two years, says Adam Branson.
Preserving listed buildings' heritage was key to approval for a modern school and homes, says Mark Wilding.
Two similar schemes for redevelopment of adjoining properties of townscape merit in the conservation area of a London Borough were dismissed by an inspector, in part due to an absence of archaeological and Scheduled Monument evaluations.
This north London scheme shows how industrial uses can be co-located alongside housing, notes David Dewar.
The trust behind plans to rebuild a south London estate rethought their approach from scratch. Colin Marrs reports.
Industrial and housing development work side by side on a north London scheme, says David Dewar.
Three Lincolnshire councils called in support to help prepare their joint plan, says Mark Wilding.