New use class proposed for short term lets
Planning Consultant Anthony Cogan discusses the amendments to the Levelling Up Bill in April which proposes that certain types of short-term holiday let be brought within a new use class.Read more
Review of Infrastructure Levy Consultation 2023
Planning consultant, Anthony Cogan discusses the recent review on the infrastructure Levy. Published by the Department for Levelling up Housing and Communities (DLUHC) on the 17 March 2023. Here we consider the implications of the Community InfrastructureRead more
Planning Application Fee Increase - Consultation
Planning consultant, Anthony Cogan discusses the recent review of how to improve the town planning process.Read more
My three reasons to work for Evans Jones
Our Apprentice Fran discusses her top three reasons to work for Evans JonesRead more
Is land availability really the problem?
New DLUHC statistics show that the perception that most new development is gobbling up our green and pleasant land is at odds with reality.Read more
Another PM, another direction for Planning Policy?
With our third PM in as many months, we ask which direction Rishi Sunak's ideas on planning policy will take us?Read more
Meet our new Apprentice...
My names Francesca Ford, I’m 17 and am an Apprentice here at Evans Jones working towards my Level 3 Business Administration qualification through assisting the sales and marketing team.Read more
Is Liz Truss failing to plan?
As the government announces the scrapping of top-down housing targets, David Jones looks at the effect on new housing and development.Read more
Government Growth Plan - a Planning Perspective
As part of the Growth Plan presented by Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng on 23rd September, the Government has announced that they will be publishing a forthcoming Planning and Infrastructure Bill, with the aim of “accelerating priority major infrastructure projects across England.Read more
Work Experience - Student Blog
Hi I’m Oscar! I am a 15-year-old student at Thomas Keble secondary school, and I am soon to complete my GCSE’S in geography, computer science, art and food next summer.Read more
Queen's Speech - A Planning Perspective
As the Queen's speech is delivered to Parliament, Adam White, Principal Planner reflects on how the new legislation might affect the Planning system as a whole.Read more
Evans Jones is 50!
The past few years have provided unknowns for many businesses, but Evans Jones is looking forward with a degree of certainty and celebrating a major milestone in its history – 50 years in business.Read more