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Planning Portal News: 27 October 2016

by on October 28, 2016

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Government promises new local plan reforms in Bill
Planning Minister tells MPs what he wants to achieve with amendments that are planned for the Neighbourhood Planning Bill as it is scrutinised in the Commons…

Ministers opt for third runway at Heathrow
Government expects Heathrow expansion to bring a major boost to the UK economy worth up to £61bn, however it faces the prospect of a series of legal challenges to its airport capacity decision…

Residents reject Derbyshire neighbourhood plan
Swanwick Neighbourhood Plan rejected by local residents, the first time a ‘no’ vote has been registered out of around 250 referendums on the new type of development plans…

Decision due for draft Greater Manchester spatial framework
Local authority leaders in Greater Manchester are scheduled to meet on 28 October to decide whether to approve the draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework…

Khan outlines proposals for higher density capital
London Mayor outlines the capital’s development strategy in ‘A City for All Londoners’, highlighting higher density development in areas where new transport links are set to open…

Planning round-up 27 October 2016
– National Grid proposes major undergrounding project for National Park
– Latest Heritage at Risk Register published
– Sheerness redevelopment project
– Major Bournemouth redevelopment mooted
– Woking proposes new strategic green belt site release
– Social housing sales figures
– Leeds edge of centre retail scheme
– And more stories…

Roger Milne

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