Planning

Gove appointed new Housing Secretary in renamed Department for Levelling ...

20/Sep/2021

Michael Gove has been appointed as new Housing Secretary in Johnson's cabinet reshuffle in renamed Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities ...

Custom Build Homes responds to the Bacon Review – “the ...

23/Aug/2021

Responding to the publication of the Bacon Review recently, Custom Build Homes (CBH) welcomes the report by Richard Bacon MP, saying that, if fully implemented by the Government, it will ...

Richard Bacon’s Review of Custom and Self Build identifies missing ...

17/Aug/2021

Recommendations for growth In his review Richard gives a detailed overview of the sector, drawing on activity in both the UK and from abroad. He evidences the benefits of a ...

Custom building included in new National Model Design Code Guidance ...

29/Jul/2021

A suite of measures, including the National Model Design Code guidance, strengthen the outlook for self and custom build homes in the planning mix ...

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 ...