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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Why Residents in London Shoul...

01 August 2018

Resistance to Regeneration To shake the negative connotations of regeneration, many professionals use the phrase ‘place-making’. The reason for these resentful feelings towards the word regeneration comes from the belief…

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Graduate Planner Position

17 July 2018

The opportunity Planning Insight is delighted to be seeking candidates for a graduate planner position in Central London. The successful candidate will be a good team worker and be driven,…

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Good Design vs Cheap Design

11 July 2018

An expensive dilemma Building and development is expensive. No matter what you do, it is always going to take a lot of investment. So we can understand why developers look…

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Alternative Funding – Peer-...

26 June 2018

Finding Funding Most people know that there has been a decrease in traditional funding for property development. Since 2014, the level of funding provided by banks has halved. But development…

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Green Belt Building: The deba...

14 June 2018

The Issue With the housing crisis seemingly worsening by the day and the British Government prioritising the need to build more homes, a multitude of debates over Green Belt land…

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