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Project Win – Ilford

Having regard to the two previous pre-application responses from the London Borough of Redbridge tha...

NPPF Implications – Town centre diversification and boundary revision

Prompted by the continuing changes in the retail sector and the impact this is having on the urban f...

NPPF implications – Green Belt

Whilst Green Belt land continues to be afforded a high level of protection,  the new NPPF’s narr...

House in Multiple Occupation Update

Following the introduction of legislation in July, as of 1st October 2018, any House in Multiple Occ...

The requirements for making a valid application for planning permission

Acquiring planning permission for your dream development can be a stressful process. Planning permis...

New housing delivery test measurements

Under the housing delivery test, all authorities delivering under 95 per cent of their housing requi...

Extending permitted development rights on the high street

The government’s ‘Planning Reform: Supporting the High Street and Increasing the Delivery of New...

How digital tools can increase public engagement prior to submission

The revised NPPF (2018) continues to encourage applicants for planning permission to engage with the...

The Insight: Raynsford Review

In 2017, the TCPA commissioned an Independent review of planning in England. Chaired by former Housi...

The Use Class Order – Quite the amendment!

We were advised of changes to the Use Class Order more firmly on the 30th June 2020, in a letter to ...

Build better, not just more!

It has been quite a few weeks in the world of planning. We have had various statements, including th...

Part Four: The future of planning – Flexibility and Permitted Development

On Tuesday the 30 June 2020, the Prime Minister gave a speech entitled ‘Build, Build, Build’. Th...

Upward extensions and permitted development – it’s happened!

The idea of upward extensions to create new homes has been knocked around for some time, in August 2...

UK Government extension of Planning Permissions

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) issued a statement (view source) o...

Part Three – Permanent changes of use on our high streets

In the previous article of our four-part series, we covered ‘Meanwhile Uses and Temporary Changes ...

Co-location living – the new solution for our communities

In this ever changing Covid-19 world, where people are rethinking how their lives and the built envi...

Part Two – Meanwhile and Temporary uses of space

The term “Meanwhile Use” has come to the fore relatively recently. It represents a range of stra...

Part One – Planning changes on the High Street

There are growing questions and concerns, about how public life will take place, post-pandemic. High...

The legacy of Covid-19

A lot has happened for businesses in the past month, on a global scale. It is no different here at P...

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