Planning

Experts call for dedicated modern methods of construction (MMC) design ...

09/Jul/2021

A group of residential experts are calling for a modern methods of construction (MMC) design code to link planning practice with construction practice. ...

The Right to Build Task Force is recruiting an Acting ...

08/Jul/2021

The Right to Build Task Force is looking for an experienced project manager to act as Head of the Right to Build Task Force for a six-month maternity cover period. ...

Appeal decision strengthens the case for future custom and self ...

29/Jun/2021

On 14 June, an application for 100 dwellings, including 45% affordable and 10% self build, was allowed by Planning Inspector C Masters on land in the Green Belt, near Colney ...

Conservative MPs push back against proposed planning reforms ...

18/Jun/2021

Conservative MPs have pushed back against proposed planning reforms in a parliamentary debate, following the loss of a traditional Conservative seat ...

Planning reform proposals stressed in Queen’s speech ...

17/May/2021

In her opening of Parliament, the Queen stressed her government's commitment to its planning reform proposals, as set out in Planning for the Future ...

NaCSBAs Continued Professional Development week – 24-27 May ...

14/May/2021

NaCSBA has put together a week of Continued Professional Development presentations for a range of professions, from 24-27 May ...

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 ...