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NPPF Implications – Design Policies

Welcome to the second part of our series on the implications of the National Planning Policy Framewo...

NPPF Implications – design policies

Welcome to the second part of our series on the implications of the National Planning Policy Framewo...

NPPF Implications – Achieving sustainable development

Welcome to the first segment of our new blog series; exploring the implications of the National Plan...

New guidance for HMO landlords

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

MICL2 and its impact on local councils

What is MCIL2? The Mayor’s Community Infrastructure Levy (MCIL2), is planned to come into effect f...

What is CIL?

Introduced by the Planning Act in 2008, the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a planning charge...

Why Residents in London Should Embrace Regeneration Projects

Resistance to Regeneration To shake the negative connotations of regeneration, many professionals us...

Good Design vs Cheap Design

An expensive dilemma Building and development is expensive. No matter what you do, it is always goin...

Alternative Funding – Peer-to-Peer Finance

Finding Funding Most people know that there has been a decrease in traditional funding for property ...

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...

Planning for the future

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

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  • Arun
  • Babergh
  • Barking & Dagenham
  • Barnet
  • Birmingham
  • Brent
  • Brentwood
  • Bromley
  • Camden
  • Chester
  • City of Westminster
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  • Enfield
  • Hackney
  • Haringey
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  • Lambeth
  • Maidstone
  • Manchester
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