Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis has announced new measures that will make it easier to turn underused office buildings into new homes.
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News of a group of "nimby nuns" who have turned to prayer to stop plans for 80 homes next to their 11th-century abbey features in today's newspaper round-up.
Energy network operator National Grid has withdrawn its planning application for a new power line in north Wales that would connect with the troubled Wylfa Newydd nuclear power station.
Transport secretary Chris Grayling has granted development consent for the expansion of Tilbury Dock in Essex, after judging that the removal of almost nine hectares of green belt land to allow for a new railway line to the site was justified.
The long-awaited results of the new test for local authorities on housing delivery poses significant challenges for some areas, while promising an easier future for others.
Crime has plummeted on a London housing estate after security features were agreed in the design process, says Colin Marrs.
Once planning permission has been granted, it is not uncommon for developers to contemplate a start on site even though they have not obtained approvals under conditions that need to be discharged prior to commencement. Case law has established that development in breach of "true" pre-commencement conditions is unlawful.
Earlier this month, the government set out its ideas for helping planning authorities to stop unauthorised Gypsy and traveller sites.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) held its 'Better Design for Better Places' conference in Birmingham last week. Here are five key things we learnt from the event.
POLICY: The treatment of electricity storage within the planning system - consultation.
Abolishing the cap on council borrowing is likely to deliver only a limited increase in social housing, Matthew Good suggests.
POLICY: New town development corporations: draft compulsory purchase guidance.