Planning

Call for SME housebuilders to play greater role in delivery ...

29/Apr/2021

The Centre for Policy Studies has published The Housing Guarantee report calling for SME housebuilders to play a far greater role in housing, helping to boost housing delivery rather than housing ...

Jenrick approves mayors London Plan after year’s delay ...

23/Feb/2021

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plan for the city has finally been approved by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick after nearly a year of delays. Jenrick had ordered 11 changes to be ...

Planning Practice Guidance on Self-build and Custom Housebuilding updated ...

11/Feb/2021

Government has updated the Planning Practice Guidance on Self-build and Custom Housebuilding, the first update since the legislation was passed ...

Chief Planners newsletter flags contribution of custom and self build ...

11/Feb/2021

In her most recent Planning Newsletter, Chief Planner Joanna Averley stressed the role that custom and self build has in securing greater housing diversity, and its contribution to empowering people ...

New National Model Design Code sets out provision for custom ...

04/Feb/2021

Government has announced a new National Model Design Code together with other proposals that will boosts the outcome for self and custom build ...

Right to Regenerate could force councils to bring land to ...

18/Jan/2021

Councils could be forced to sell public sector land and buildings in a new Right to Regenerate, as announced by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. The new scheme will “cut red ...

Bat mitigation – call for consultation response for new process ...

15/Dec/2020

As a developer or builder add your opinion to a proposed new bat mitigation licence system, which is currently under consultation ...

Richard Bacon MP guests on Have We Got Planning News ...

07/Dec/2020

Self build champion Richard Bacon MP guests on Have We Got Planning News For You, watch live on or catch up after on YouTube ...

Tracking self build register activity with Freedom of Information requests ...

03/Nov/2020

NaCSBA has launched its 2020 Freedom of Information request of all plan making authorities in England, to assess progress against the Right to Build ...

Custom and self build planning guidance launched by Right to ...

30/Oct/2020

Launched to coincide with Right to Build Day, 30 October 2020, the Right to Build Task Force is publishing the first notes of its comprehensive new suite of guidance, specifically ...