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Planning for the Future

Planning for the Future

Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick publishes proposals for major reforms aimed at streamlining and modernising the planning system.

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Planned Preventative Maintenance - avoiding those nasty surprises..

Planned Preventative Maintenance - avoiding those nasty surprises..

Let’s face it, in these uncertain times, the last thing any of us need are unexpected costs.

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Changes to Permitted Development Rights

Changes to Permitted Development Rights

Government changes due to come into force are designed to revitalise town centres and encourage new homes.

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Permitted Development Rights - Upward Extension to Homes

Permitted Development Rights - Upward Extension to Homes

New regulations due to come into force will allow upward extensions for single dwellings, as well to create additional dwellings.

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Permitted Development – Demolition of Vacant Buildings

Permitted Development – Demolition of Vacant Buildings

New regulations due to come into force will allow the demolition of vacant buildings and rebuild for residential dwellings.

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Permitted Development Rights - Upward Extension of Flats

Permitted Development Rights - Upward Extension of Flats

New regulations due to come into force will allow the upward extension of flats to create new dwellings.

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Permitted Development Rights - Natural Light

Permitted Development Rights - Natural Light

New regulations due to come into force will enforce important changes to permitted development rights in relation to the requirement for natural light.

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20 Questions Challenge...

20 Questions Challenge...

David Jones, MD/Head of Planning, takes on the 20 Questions Challenge from Gloucestershire business news, The Raikes Journal.

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'Build, build, build' – Radical reform or empty rhetoric?

'Build, build, build' – Radical reform or empty rhetoric?

This week’s rallying cry from Boris Johnson looks to the construction industry to drive our recovery out of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Social distancing – the key to a more accessible society?

Social distancing – the key to a more accessible society?

Social distancing - it’s a term that never existed before, but one that we’re now all more than familiar with. But could it pave the way for better access for disabled people?

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Secretary of State decision gives school final go ahead

Secretary of State decision gives school final go ahead

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has given notice that they will allow the proposals to proceed following the approval at planning committee.

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Marketing in a pandemic - dodging the arrows

Marketing in a pandemic - dodging the arrows

Jo Bruce, Marketing Manager looks at Marketing through a pandemic and to the future as we head from pandemic to a new world order.

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