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Too few homes – not enough development land – failed planning system
We may all be aware that there is a housing crisis in the UK, but every now and again statistics emerge which remind us of the full extent of the problem.
Plans to build thousands of homes on green belt land in and around Bath have been approved by councillors. Bath and North East Somerset Council has given the go-ahead for 12,700 homes to be built on brownfield and greenfield sites by 2029.
The amount of land that is built on in Britain needs to be expanded by up to a third to tackle the nation’s housing shortage, the new Planning Minister will say tomorrow….
Housebuilders step up presence at local plan examinations and other planning and property news, analysis and case studies from Planning magazine online.
Ecobuild latest: Association for the Conservation of Energy says it will seek a judicial review of government decision to scrap changes to building regulations
CPRE: 52% of councils without plans as NPPF deadline nears and other planning and property news, analysis and case studies from Planning magazine online.
Pickles gives go-ahead to Northamptonshire solar park and other planning and property news, analysis and case studies from Planning magazine online.
The government’s new national HomeSwap Direct scheme will make it easier for tenants living in a council or housing association home to find a new property in another part of the country.