Local government

Right to Build drives work stream for multi-plot sites ...

19/Sep/2019

This October marks the first Right to Build Day, when councils must demonstrate how they are fulfilling their duties under the Right to Build legislation, and NaCSBA expects the number ...

Shelter highlights 280,000 shortfall in homes completed, compared to permissions ...

15/Aug/2019

Shelter's data indicates a 280,000 shortfall between planning permissions granted and the number of homes built out since 2013 ...

Custom and Self Build training with the Right to Build ...

30/Jul/2019

Until 15 August, the Enabling Custom and Self Build Housing Training is half price! Brought to you by the Right to Build Task Force the training is ideal for planning, ...

Jenrick and McVey replace Brokenshire and Malthouse in core housing ...

25/Jul/2019

Boris Johnson has announced Robert Jenrick as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government and Esther McVey as Housing Minister. ...

Build It Awards 2019 open for industry entries ...

15/Jul/2019

Enter your business into the Build It Awards 2019 - celebrating the best products and projects in the custom and self build world. ...

Game changing planning appeal grants Self Build site due to ...

28/Jun/2019

A planning inspector has allowed plans for 30 Self Build plots in Woodville, Swadlincote, following North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) initial refusal to grant outline planning permission. Lauren Land ...

Planning system problems threaten government’s 300,000 housing target, finds PAC ...

27/Jun/2019

The Public Accounts Committee has found that inherent problems in the planning system seriously jeopardises government's 300,000 annual new homes target ...

Lack of policy secures Self Build permission outside development boundaries ...

17/Jun/2019

A lack of provision for Self Build led to to wins for SF Planning in cases outside village boundaries ...

Local Authority model supports planners to assess long-term demand for ...

12/Jun/2019

Produced with Right to Build Task Force input, the Three Dragons model for assessing Custom and Self Build demand is a core tool for all local authorities. ...

Right to Build Task Force leads professionals’ Graven Hill site ...

11/Jun/2019

The Right to Build Task Force is leading a professionally focused tour of Graven Hill, to share the learnings from this transformational custom build site ...