Local government

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 ...

Training: Enabling Custom and Self Build housing with the Right ...

20/May/2019

Enabling Custom and Self Build housing is a Right to Build Task Force Custom and Self Build training event for planning, housing and built-environment professionals on the practical delivery of ...

Victoria Prentis debates Self Build in Parliament: better, cheaper, greener ...

17/May/2019

Coming directly off the back of NaCSBA’s Custom and Self Build Week, Victoria Prentis MP presented an adjournment debate on 13 May 2019 discussing Self Building. Kicking off by saying, ...

Free ticket offer: Discover Housing 2019’s brand new MMC stage ...

14/May/2019

NaCSBA is pleased to be supporting Housing 2019, Europe’s largest and most inclusive housing festival and the Chartered Institute of Housing’s (CIH) annual conference. Taking place over three days in ...

Richard Bacon secures Kit Malthouses support for the Custom and ...

01/May/2019

In a parliamentary debate, Richard Bacon MP secured some significant asks from Housing Minister Kit Malthouse around the custom and self build sector. ...

NaCSBA research highlights unequal picture of Right to Build registers ...

29/Apr/2019

NaCSBA has created a series of maps that illustrate the unequal picture created by the range of approaches local authorities are using to fulfil their duties under the Right to ...