Planning

Build, Build, Build our way out of the crisis, says ...

02/Jul/2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled a series of plans to aid the recovery of the nation through a comprehensive “new deal” package, including £5bn of funding for infrastructure projects. ...

Planning changes during the stay-at-home measures ...

31/Mar/2020

The latest updates on the situation around planning and planning offices during the Coronavirus pandemic ...

Custom Build Summit – Event Cancelled. ...

16/Mar/2020

Homebuilding & Renovating moved the date of the Custom Build Summit to July, sharing best practice that will help unlock this new opportunity ...

‘Planning for the Future’ reaffirms government commitment to self build ...

12/Mar/2020

Following the Spring Budget, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick MP has announced the Government’s ambitions to reform planning in Britain with a short Planning for the Future paper, and promised a ...

Over 1 million homes delayed in housing backlog ...

02/Mar/2020

New evidence shows that over a million homes with planning permision are yet to be built out, says the Local Government Association ...

Building Better report calls for level playing field for custom ...

04/Feb/2020

The Build Beautiful report has been published, calling for planning reforms that contribute to a level playing field for custom and self build ...

NSBRC’s free professional training day: Understanding Self Build, 30 Jan ...

07/Jan/2020

The National Self Build and Renovation Centre is running a free training event for professionals wanting to hone their practice, on 30 January ...

Self Build stays on the agenda with new cabinet ...

17/Sep/2019

The new cabinet is coming out in support of Custom and Self Build as a part of a wider route to growing housing supply in the UK ...

Scottish Planning Act requires authorities to maintain lists of aspiring ...

12/Sep/2019

The new Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 requires planning authorities to maintain a list of people wishing to Self Build ...

IEA calls for ‘lighter touch’ for self-build as part of ...

27/Aug/2019

The Institute of Economic Affairs recently published Raising the Roof, a report on solving the UK’s housing crisis, including a call for a “lighter touch” in terms of planning to facilitate ...