Planning

Hugr Homes secures permission for 50 custom builds at Wellbank ...

08/Apr/2024

Hugr Homes has secured permission for 50 plot Wellbank Park at the Lake District’s first ‘custom-build’ housing development. ...

CMA Housebuilding Market Study – NaCSBA responds ...

27/Feb/2024

NaCSBA find that custom and self build is under served by the market in its response to the CMA Housebuilding Market Study ...

CMA Housebuilding Market Study calls for better housing mix and ...

27/Feb/2024

The CMA Housebuilding Market Study calls for better housing mix and more small sites to increase the number of homes built ...

Mandatory BNG goes live for major sites ...

12/Feb/2024

Mandatory biodiversity net gain has gone live for major sites, although small custom and self build sites are exempt ...

Right to Build registers underestimate self build demand by two ...

02/Feb/2024

New research demonstrates that the Right to Build registers underestimate custom and self build demand by two thirds ...

SME State of Play report finds planning remains as a ...

29/Jan/2024

The fourth edition of the 'SME State of Play' report finds that planning delays remain the biggest barrier to SME growth ...

TCPA White Paper sets ouf vision for housing delivery ...

25/Jan/2024

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) has set out its vision for improved housing delivery in its White Paper ...

Community land trusts strengthened by NPPF 2023 ...

19/Jan/2024

Community Land Trusts strengthened by the National Planning Policy Framework 2023 with a new community-led exception site policy ...

Planning fee increases and changes ...

03/Jan/2024

New planning fee increase and changes to the planning guarantee have come into effect, for all applications ...

Revised National Planning Policy Framework supports small sites ...

28/Dec/2023

Revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF 2023) supports small sites for custom and self build, among a host of other measures ...