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Houses of multiple occupation (HMO) – what’s the latest?

Published: 09.08.19

Important planning and licencing requirements for HMOs....

Q&A with Chris Kirby

Published: 24.05.19

Q: What are you most looking forward to getting your teeth into at Planning Insight? The prospect of...

Saving the high street – from a planners perspective

Published: 24.05.19

Small independent shops versus the big chains; bricks and mortar versus online; the debate about the...

Southall Court Granted

Published: 10.04.19

We have today received planning permission from the London Borough of Ealing for the application at ...

House in Multiple Occupation Update

Published: 10.04.19

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

NPPF implications – Green Belt

Published: 10.04.19

Whilst Green Belt land continues to be afforded a high level of protection,  the new NPPF’s narr...

NPPF Implications – Town centre diversification and boundary revision

Published: 10.04.19

Prompted by the continuing changes in the retail sector and the impact this is having on the urban f...

Project Win – Ilford

Published: 10.04.19

Having regard to the two previous pre-application responses from the London Borough of Redbridge tha...

The requirements for making a valid application for planning permission

Published: 28.02.19

Acquiring planning permission for your dream development can be a stressful process. Planning permis...

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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