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Homes England Affordable Housing Programme – Information for Developers

Published: 20.01.21

Something which all of our developer clients should be aware of… On the 15th December 2020, Homes ...

The value of paying for the right Consultants

Published: 14.01.21

The narrative of assembling the ‘dream team’ for a project is something that is continuously adv...

An expert’s reflection on the changes within the planning industry in 2020/21

Published: 08.01.21

I started this post at the end of 2020, with the intension of highlighting some of the key planning ...

Overcoming challenges with Shroud Advertising

Published: 27.11.20

Planning Insight recently secured advertisement consent to display large-scale temporary advertiseme...

Planning Reform – Support for SME Developers

Published: 29.09.20

This summer, the Government announced a raft of changes to the planning system, some of which are th...

The Use Class Order – Quite the amendment!

Published: 24.07.20

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!

Published: 08.07.20

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

Published: 02.07.20

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!

Published: 26.06.20

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

Levelling Up – Levys, S106 and CIL

The Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill revealed the Government’s intentions for the Infrastructure...

The Queens Speech – Our Takeaways

We had been promised so much, yet now it finally seems official that drastic planning reforms have b...

Councils Under Pressure

It has been long reported about Council planning departments struggling under the pressure of a sign...

NPPF Happy 10th Anniversary

Happy Anniversary Sunday 27th March marks the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the National P...

The Year Ahead

Following a well-earned break over Christmas, we are back and all guns blazing. 2021 was an incredib...

Planning Decisions

The latest data on planning decisions from the previous quarter were released at the end of 2021. Of...

Class R Experience

Planning Insight has helped clients deliver a number of permissions under Class R of the Town and Co...

Biodiversity Net Gain – Some Key Headlines

On the 9th of November long awaiting Environmental Bill 2021 became an Act of Parliament, the PM des...

Planning Obligations Experience

With a number of our projects, we have to deal with and negotiate section 106 agreements. While some...

Planning and Money

And so it is budget week again, although most of the key elements were announced in the weeks leadin...

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