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Evans Jones appoints new Senior Quantity Surveyor

Evans Jones appoints new Senior Quantity Surveyor

David Marks has joined the firm, bringing over 25 years’ experience working across a range of construction projects in the Retail, Heritage, Healthcare and Education sectors.

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Wiltshire Property Forum

Wiltshire Property Forum

Evans Jones are hosting a breakfast event on Monday 19th November for anyone looking to develop property in the Wiltshire area.

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Consultation for updated standard methodology guidance

Consultation for updated standard methodology guidance

Government publish consultation on updated guidance on the standard methodology for calculating housing need.

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Swindon falls short on Housing Land Supply

Swindon falls short on Housing Land Supply

An appeal decision issued on 18th October has confirmed that Swindon Borough Council has a housing land supply of less than 3 years.

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Council adopts new charging schedule

Council adopts new charging schedule

Cheltenham Borough Council vote to implement Community Infrastructure charging schedule.

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Government issue further advice on shared use road schemes - Oct 18

Government issue further advice on shared use road schemes - Oct 18

David Jones, Head of Planning provides an update to previous August blogs.

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Pre-commencement Conditions Regulations 2018 come into full force

Pre-commencement Conditions Regulations 2018 come into full force

The Town and Country Planning (Pre-commencement Conditions) Regulations 2018 come into full force today.

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Service change for Planning Portal submission introduced

Service change for Planning Portal submission introduced

On 10th September 2018, the Planning Portal launched their new Financial Transaction Service.

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Cotswold District Council adopts local plan

Cotswold District Council adopts local plan

Cotswold District Council have adopted a Local Plan which sets out the strategic policies to guide development in the borough up to 2031.

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Shared Use Road Schemes - Update

Shared Use Road Schemes - Update

David Jones, Head of Planning, provides an update to his previous blog of 1st Aug 2018.

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Disabled Access trumps shared use road schemes

Disabled Access trumps shared use road schemes

For many years local highway authorities have supported the use of shared use roads within town centres and within housing developments.

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New National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) - 5 Key Changes to Consider

New National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) - 5 Key Changes to Consider

Principal Planner, Mark Campbell takes a look at the key changes to the newly revised NPPF.

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