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New planning minister

On the 17th July Gavin Barwell was appointed as the minister of housing and planning and minister fo...

Small site Affordable Housing Exemption Reinstated.

The Department for Communities and Local Government has won its appeal for the rThe uling stating th...

Permitted Development Order 2016

The existing permitted development rights allowing the change of use from offices to residential are...

Precision Manufactured Homes, not Prefab housing

Interview with Jamie Parr, Director of BD Solutions. Who are BD Solutions and what services do you o...

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

Important planning and licencing requirements for HMOs....

Q&A with Chris Kirby

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

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

Southall Court Granted

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

Project Win – Ilford

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

NPPF implications – Green Belt

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

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

House in Multiple Occupation Update

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

The requirements for making a valid application for planning permission

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

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