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New housing delivery test measurements

Published: 20.02.19

Under the housing delivery test, all authorities delivering under 95 per cent of their housing requi...

Extending permitted development rights on the high street

Published: 29.01.19

The government’s ‘Planning Reform: Supporting the High Street and Increasing the Delivery of New...

How digital tools can increase public engagement prior to submission

Published: 16.01.19

The revised NPPF (2018) continues to encourage applicants for planning permission to engage with the...

The Insight: Raynsford Review

Published: 30.11.18

In 2017, the TCPA commissioned an Independent review of planning in England. Chaired by former Housi...

Planning for Climate Change

Published: 29.11.18

Since 2010, the British planning system has been subject to an intense period of structural and lega...

NPPF Implications – Design Policies

Published: 06.11.18

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

NPPF Implications – design policies

Published: 06.11.18

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

NPPF Implications – Achieving sustainable development

Published: 18.10.18

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

New guidance for HMO landlords

Published: 15.10.18

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

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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