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Inspector agrees to removal of Redhill Aerodrome site from Surrey local plan

Inspector agrees to removal of Redhill Aerodrome site from Surrey local plan

A planning inspector has agreed a proposal by a Surrey council to delete a policy in its emerging local plan that sought to remove an aerodrome site from the green belt and safeguard it for future development.

The upshot of green belt extra care home appeal approval

The upshot of green belt extra care home appeal approval

Practitioners say an appeal decision allowing extra care homes on green belt shows that inspectors will place weight in favour of green belt housing proposals where it can be shown they will meet particular unmet local needs.

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How the Oxbridge corridor new settlement proposals are likely to progress

How the Oxbridge corridor new settlement proposals are likely to progress

How much appetite is there among local authorities to support the government's goal of creating new settlements in the Oxford-Cambridge growth corridor, Stuart Watson asks.

How growth corridor road route could impact on planning

How growth corridor road route could impact on planning

Government proposals for a transport corridor between Oxford and Cambridge are causing uncertainty as to how they should be factored into local planning strategies.

Why the government's Oxbridge corridor timetable has prompted council concerns

Why the government's Oxbridge corridor timetable has prompted council concerns

The government's announcement of a search for sites in the Oxford to Cambridge growth arc could undermine the local plan process, some authorities in the area fear.

How a neighbourhood plan allocated sites for 260 greenfield homes

How a neighbourhood plan allocated sites for 260 greenfield homes

Fears of speculative development and a potentially higher housing target meant a village in South Oxfordshire went for a pro-growth approach in its neighbourhood plan.


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