Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis has announced new measures that will make it easier to turn underused office buildings into new homes.
- Major Projects Planner Bassetlaw District Council Worksop, Nottinghamshire
- Planning Development Manager Bassetlaw District Council Nottinghamshire
- Northern Arc Strategic Development Manager Mid Sussex District Council Haywards Heath, West Sussex
- Planning Director, London JSM Associates London
- Planning Director JSM Associates London
Planning, development and infrastructure consultancy Peter Brett Associates (PBA) has signed a 'letter of intent' to join forces with Canadian-based consultancy Stantec.
The government has invited councils and developers to bid for support and funding to deliver 'discrete new settlements' or 'transformational' redevelopments of existing settlements, under criteria set out in its garden communities prospectus published today.
Planning's essential briefing on the key changes in the final revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
How the NPPF revisions would change the system, Part 5: the presumption in favour of sustainable development
In the latest of a series of briefings on the final revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), we look at the updated presumption in favour of sustainable development and examine responses from the sector.
The recently revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) introduces the new concept of 'entry-level exception sites' into planning.
The housing secretary's forceful criticism of the emerging London Plan may delay the draft strategy's progress, observers fear.
While new policy support for the logistics sector has been welcomed, economic development observers are concerned that employment objectives have been diluted in last month's revised National Planning Policy Framework.
"They're lying on the planning application." "But there's nothing we can do." "They're powerful enough to get what they want without breaking the law." "That's why it pays to be friends with them. Yeah, they all watch each other's backs."
Powers to establish locally led new town corporations aim to give councils a lead role in home delivery, say Stephen Hill and Rob Smith.
POLICY: Planning appeal inquiries review: terms of reference.
POLICY: Planning appeal inquiries review - terms of reference