A judge has rejected a council’s bid to overturn an inspector’s decision that it should withdraw its Strategic Local Plan (SLP).
Only 16% of new houses built on Green Belt land since 2009 outside of local plans were classed as ‘affordable’, research from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has revealed.
Christopher Brigstocke explores how councils can use a Development Rights Auction Model (DRAM) to unlock development.
New research suggests there is a ‘massive shortfall’ in the number of planning permissions granted in areas of England where housing need is highest.
Salford’s £30m ‘historic’ garden has been given the go ahead by the Government after concerns were raised about locating it on the green belt.
Plans for a shared planning service between Cherwell and South Northamptonshire District Councils have taken one step closer.
Neil Merrick explores how parish and town councils are throwing off their 'Nimby' image through the use of neighbourhood planning.
Property developers are finding it ‘significantly more difficult’ to get new houses built in areas controlled by Conservative politicians, new research reveals.
A new guide has been launched to give local councillors tips on how to plan for their neighbourhoods.
A council in Cheshire has secured a ‘landmark ruling’ from the Supreme Court that will better protect green areas from speculative housing developments.