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MICL2 and its impact on local councils

Published: 10.09.18

What is MCIL2? The Mayor’s Community Infrastructure Levy (MCIL2), is planned to come into effect f...

What is CIL?

Published: 13.08.18

Introduced by the Planning Act in 2008, the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) is a planning charge...

Why Residents in London Should Embrace Regeneration Projects

Published: 01.08.18

Resistance to Regeneration To shake the negative connotations of regeneration, many professionals us...

Good Design vs Cheap Design

Published: 11.07.18

An expensive dilemma Building and development is expensive. No matter what you do, it is always goin...

Alternative Funding – Peer-to-Peer Finance

Published: 26.06.18

Finding Funding Most people know that there has been a decrease in traditional funding for property ...

Green Belt Building: The debate continues

Published: 14.06.18

The Issue With the housing crisis seemingly worsening by the day and the British Government prioriti...

Another appeal won against Waltham Forest

Published: 05.10.17

We were delighted to win yet another appeal against a refusal by the London Borough of Waltham Fores...

Office Move

Published: 03.10.17

Today we have moved into our new office, 62 Britton Street, EC2M 5UY in Clerkenwell. We are looking ...

Appeal won against Brentwood Borough Council

Published: 21.09.17

Today we received the news that an appeal submitted against Brentwood Borough Council has been allow...

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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