Detailed analyses of how projects or plans have come together, accompanied by independent commentaries.
How two councils drew up the first jointly produced plan for an area of outstanding natural beauty. By Colin Marrs.
Oxford City Council and developer Grosvenor promise biodiversity net gain and 40 per cent social homes at Barton Park, reports Colin Marrs.
Bringing together site promoters and local residents was key to East Hampshire District Council's speedy large sites consultation, writes Mark Wilding.
- Senior Planning Consultant DPA Architects Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
- Principal Regeneration Officer Bridgend County Borough Council Bridgend (Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr)
- Principal Planning Officer South Kesteven District Council Grantham, Lincolnshire
- Planner Barratt Developments Northamptonshire
- Senior Transport Planner (Planning Policy) Royal Borough of Kingston Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
Seven per cent of Lake District residents responded to the park authority's draft local plan. Colin Marrs finds out why.
Croydon has produced a supplementary planning document to provide design guidance for the borough's residential intensification. Colin Marrs reports.
Early dialogue and quality design helped to overcome challenges to approval for this mosque in Cambridge, writes Colin Marrs.
Pioneering environmental approaches are at the heart of a plan for Lewes in the South Downs National Park, writes Colin Marrs.
Key site constraints had to be overcome for an extra-care scheme in Harpenden to win approval on appeal, Colin Marrs reports.
Adopting a more proactive role in protecting heritage led Sefton Council to create a new post to take on the task, Mark Wilding reports.
Planning recruitment difficulties prompted Central Bedfordshire Council to provide its own in-house training, writes Colin Marrs.
A new garden community project in Cumbria was boosted after a successful bid for government funding towards a key link road, reports Colin Marrs.
A port expansion in Essex has secured approval after green belt, heritage and ecological concerns were resolved, says Colin Marrs.
A scheme to tap into local university graduates has helped to secure new planners in Birmingham, Colin Marrs reports.
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.
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.