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UK Government extension of Planning Permissions

Published: 25.06.20

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

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 &...

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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