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Breaking Barriers: Empowering Women in Planning

Published: 08.03.21

As time goes on, more women are starting careers in industries that are traditionally male dominated...

Planning, Property and the Budget

Published: 24.02.21

With the next Budget from the Chancellor due next week, we look at some of the potential announcemen...

How will the Pandemic change the role of offices?

Published: 16.02.21

The Coronavirus Pandemic has changed how employees and businesses around the world work. The days of...

NPPF Consultations.

Published: 09.02.21

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has launched several NPPF consultations. T...

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...

Class Q and Class R – Changes to Permitted Development Rights

Significant changes were published last week to Class Q and Class R of Part 3, Schedule 2 of the Gen...

The Exemptions to Mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain

Mandatory Biodiversity Net Gain (“BNG”) came into effect on 12th February, for major development...

Autumn Statement – Planning Measures

In yesterday’s Autumn Statement, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced a number of measures to tackle t...

Small Sites Contributions

Several London Councils have adopted Local Plans in 2022 and several more are at advanced stages wit...

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...