Tag: Planning

Consultation on 'Changes to the Planning System'

Consultation on 'Changes to the Planning System'

Government launches further consultation to run alongside 'Planning for the Future' consultation.

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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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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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'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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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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Unanimous approval for new Cheltenham secondary school

Unanimous approval for new Cheltenham secondary school

Planning committee gives unanimous approval for new Cheltenham secondary school.

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New Cheltenham school goes to Planning Committee

New Cheltenham school goes to Planning Committee

Plans put forward by Gloucestershire County Council to be considered by Planning Committee on Thursday 14th May.

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Virtual planning committees become law

Virtual planning committees become law

As the ability to hold virtual planning committees becomes post-coronavirus law, can local authorities rise to the challenge?

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