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Planning Portal News: 18 August 2016

by on August 19, 2016

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RTPI report says constant policy reforms are undermining the planning system
Deep budget cuts and continual changes in planning policy have stripped public sector planners of the powers and resources to perform leadership and coordinating roles, according to report…

Javid blocks new neighbourhood for Aylesbury
1,500 home Aylesbury development appeal dismissed because of the schemes adverse impacts to the character and appearance of the landscape and the loss of distinct village identity…

Javid allows appeal over Northampton urban extension
1,000 home Northampton South Sustainable Urban Extension is granted outline planning permission on appeal despite concerns over noise and the impact on heritage assets…

SoS backs Cheshire planning authority over refusal for Nantwich housing
Communities Secretary agrees with Cheshire East Council and dismisses the appeal for a 189 home greenfield development in Nantwich…

Development consent for world’s largest offshore wind farm
300 turbine Hornsea Project Two scheme is granted development consent by the Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark…

Planning round-up 18 August 2016
– Treasury claims EU funding will be honoured
– 2,750 home Horsham scheme makes waves
– Business Secretary Clark stresses role of ‘place’ in industrial strategy
– Changes to Welsh appeals regime out for consultation
– Right to Buy replacement rate falls
– Devon turbine toppled
– Liverpool city centre developments
– And more stories…

Roger Milne


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