Planning news, views and insight – April 2019

Apr 3, 2019

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This month: Spring Statement, MHCLG musings, Housing Delivery Test and London development slumps Housing blooms in Spring Statement While mostly overshadowed by the Brexit debates and votes, this year’s Spring Statement included a number of important housing announcements… Read more

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Local Plan updates – April 2019

Apr 2, 2019

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Ashford – On 21 February 2019 the council endorsed the Inspectors’ Report and the appended set of recommended Main Modifications to the ‘Local Plan to 2030’ and adopted the ‘Local Plan to 2030’ as part of the Development Plan for

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Housing blooms in Spring Statement

Apr 2, 2019

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By Kasia Banas, Consultant While mostly overshadowed by the Brexit debates and votes, this year’s Spring Statement included a number of important housing announcements. The new package is part of government’s wider strategy to deliver 300,000 a year by the

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MHCLG musings, CaMKoX and land value

Apr 2, 2019

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By Vivienne Shirley, Senior Consultant Chelgate attended the latest annual planning update by Cambridge University Land Society, promising an afternoon of timely topics and high-profile speakers. The event kicked off with a keynote by Simon Gallagher, Director of Planning at

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Housing Delivery Test update

Apr 2, 2019

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By Michael Hardware, Director of Planning and Property In our last newsletter we talked about the Housing Delivery Test and the 100 or so local authorities which failed it. The test looked at housing need and housing delivery over the

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