30 November 2015 | Planning Policy Updates
The Chancellor George Osbourne delivered his 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement on 25th November.
17 November 2015 | Planning Applications
Planning permission has been granted for the redevelopment of a site to provide a 64 bed care home, 8 care suites and 36 assisted living units, ancillary accommodation and associated works at Stratton Cirencester. The main issues relating to this case included the demolition of a non-designated heritage asset, scale, massing and overdevelopment of the site. The approved development replaces a dilapidated vacant building. The design of the building uses the existing level change across the site to ensure the new building works with the existing landscape.
Government urges constructive, positive and rapid responses by LPAs to requests for S106 renegotiations
17 November 2015 | Planning Policy Updates
The CLG has issued a letter urging planning authorities to respond constructively, rapidly and positively to requests for section 106 renegotiations and to take a pragmatic and proportionate approach to viability.