Consultation on 'Changes to the Planning System'
Government launches further consultation to run alongside 'Planning for the Future' consultation.Read more
Planning for the Future
Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick publishes proposals for major reforms aimed at streamlining and modernising the planning system.Read more
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.Read more
Changes to Permitted Development Rights
Government changes due to come into force are designed to revitalise town centres and encourage new homes.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
20 Questions Challenge...
David Jones, MD/Head of Planning, takes on the 20 Questions Challenge from Gloucestershire business news, The Raikes Journal.Read more
'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.Read more
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?Read more
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.Read more