How digital tools can increas...

16 January 2019

The revised NPPF (2018) continues to encourage applicants for planning permission to engage with the local community prior to submission. The framework states that ‘plans should be accessible through the…

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The Insight: Raynsford Review

30 November 2018

In 2017, the TCPA commissioned an Independent review of planning in England. Chaired by former Housing and Planning Minister, Nick Raynsford, the Review was challenged to make a comprehensive assessment…

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Planning for Climate Change

29 November 2018

Since 2010, the British planning system has been subject to an intense period of structural and legal change, shifting from regional-level strategic planning towards localised planning and the introduction of…

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NPPF Implications – Des...

06 November 2018

Welcome to the second part of our series on the implications of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) on planning appeal decisions. This segment discusses the changes in design policies…

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NPPF Implications – Ach...

18 October 2018

Welcome to the first segment of our new blog series; exploring the implications of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) on planning appeal decisions. The final version of the revised…

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New guidance for HMO landlord...

15 October 2018

Following the introduction of legislation in July, as of 1st October 2018, any House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) that comprises 5 or more people, from 2 or more separate households,…

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MICL2 and its impact on local...

10 September 2018

What is MCIL2? The Mayor’s Community Infrastructure Levy (MCIL2), is planned to come into effect from April 2019 and will see developments across London pay one of three rates based…

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What is CIL?

13 August 2018

Introduced by the Planning Act in 2008, the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a planning charge used by local authorities in England and Wales to help deliver infrastructure to support…

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