Detailed analyses of how projects or plans have come together, accompanied by independent commentaries.
The retention of a floating boat repair shed on the Thames in Berkshire has been allowed following an inspector's ruling that it does not legally constitute a building.
A neighbourhood plan in a Leeds suburb is aiming to encourage development and revive the local centre, Mark Wilding reports.
Crime has plummeted on a London housing estate after security features were agreed in the design process, says Colin Marrs.
The approval of a scheme on industrial land in Brent will herald new homes as well as employment premises, says Colin Marrs.
- Planner Varnom Ross London (Central), London (Greater)
- Strategic Planning Manager Gladman Scotland Livingston, West Lothian
- Planner/Senior Planner Pro Vision Ampfield, Hampshire
- Enforcement Consultant - Dorset - Long-Term Contract Oyster Partnership Dorset
- Principal Officer - Major Applications Team Arun District Council Arun - West Sussex
In a re-determined appeal an inspector granted planning permission for two permanent residential gypsy pitches and six transit pitches in the Cheshire green belt countryside.
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.
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.