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2908, 2017

Housing plans dropped owing to government ‘indecision’, says National Housing Federation

By |August 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Housing associations have dropped plans to build new homes – from 8,800 to 1,350 units – because of government ‘indecision’ according to a survey by […]

2108, 2017

Surrey town faces housing numbers hike just weeks after neighbourhood plan adoption

By |August 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

A Surrey council has announced plans to revise its local plan to earmark a market town for 450 more homes than are contained in its […]

1708, 2017

Merseyside council cracks down on houses in multiple occupation

By |August 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A Merseyside council is to remove permitted development rights which allow property owners to convert their homes into houses in multiple occupation (HMOs).

A meeting of […]

1608, 2017

Major housing application for Church Road, Tranmere

By |August 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A planning application has been submitted for Phase 4 of the residential redevelopment of Church Road, Tranmere.

Details of the planning application may be accessed here.

The […]

108, 2017

Government confirms delay to local plan standardised methodology consultation

By |August 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

A consultation on a new way for councils to assess their local housing requirements has been delayed until the autumn, the Department for Communities and […]

2507, 2017

Only 10% of UK councils have housing policy for the elderly – research

By |July 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Two-thirds of local authorities in the UK have no elderly accommodation policy or site allocation at all, while less than 10 per cent have both […]

2407, 2017

Judge refuses relief despite upholding ground in neighbourhood plan challenge

By |July 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A judge has refused relief in a judicial review of a neighbourhood plan because even though one ground succeeded he was unconvinced the decision made […]

2407, 2017

Appeal: Javid overturns hybrid scheme for neighbourhood plan conflict

By |July 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Sajid Javid has rejected an inspector’s recommendation and blocked a hybrid scheme near Buckingham after finding it conflicted with a neighbourhood plan.

Bellway Homes, Bellcross Co […]

2007, 2017

Post-referendum neighbourhood plans given statutory force

By |July 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Councils in England must now have regard to post-referendum neighbourhood plans as a material consideration in determining planning applications under regulations in force from this […]

1907, 2017

Developers fail to block Surrey neighbourhood plan

By |July 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Developers have failed in a High Court bid to derail a Surrey neighbourhood plan.

Farnham Town Council’s neighbourhood plan was approved by an overwhelming majority following […]