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Part Three – Permanent changes of use on our high streets

Published: 15.06.20

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

Published: 12.06.20

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

Published: 29.05.20

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

Published: 15.05.20

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

The legacy of Covid-19

Published: 22.04.20

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

Planning for the future

Published: 20.03.20

Last week, the Government set out their approach for planning, in the form a ministerial statement. ...

Digitalisation in Planning for councils

Published: 04.11.19

Interview with Brett Leary, Head of Planning and Building Control at Redbridge Council. How have you...

Small sites – just how valuable are they

Published: 27.09.19

London has a housing shortage, which most of us are acutely aware of. In the new iterations of the &...

Precision Manufactured Homes, not Prefab housing

Published: 04.09.19

Interview with Jamie Parr, Director of BD Solutions. Who are BD Solutions and what services do you o...

Airspace Experience

With Part 20 of the permitted development order for upwards extensions being on the statute book for...

CIL Experience

CIL is a common matter that we advise our clients on with both prospective purchases and existing pr...

Climate Change & Planning – What’s the Latest?

It’s a Climate Change Emergency Last month on the 6th  August 2021 the IPCC (Intergovernmental Pa...

Commercial to Residential Experience – Part 2

Whilst Class O has expired for new applications, many of the principles for the new Class MA apply. ...

Commercial to Residential Experience – Part 1

August definitely feels like a permitted development month with the start of Class MA and revised Cl...

Building Beautiful and The NPPF 2021

Version 5 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published by MHCLG on 20 July 2021. T...

Planning Reform for SME Developers

Following recent articles by the team on proposed planning reforms, we take a look at what it could ...

Local Plans – A Great Big Inquiry

As we have covered in other blog posts, the planning system is on track for reform, big reform. The ...

The Queens Speech – Planning Reform in 2021

The Queens speech on 11th May set out the government’s legislative priorities for the year ahead. ...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 – Nature and Planning

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 is focused on nature, and its impact on mental health. We are intr...

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