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Planning News – 12 January 2017

by on January 13, 2017

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72% of councillors think planning system is undemocratic
Councillors in England think that the planning system works in the interests of developers over councils and local communities, according to new survey…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Britain to get quick-build homes – Javid
Communities secretary Sajid Javid says Britain will get thousands of new homes through a quick-build modular method…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Javid assigns £7bn to affordable homes
Communities secretary Sajid Javid has unlocked £7 billion in an expansion of the government’s affordable housing programme that aims to help the country’s housing needs to be met…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Scheme launched to stop infrastructure delays halting house building
A pilot scheme to stop infrastructure hold-ups delaying construction of new homes has been launched by the Housing & Finance Institute. The government has backed the scheme…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Swansea ‘box village’ project unveiled
The University of Wales Trinity St David has unveiled proposals for a so-called Swansea ‘box village’ made up of thousands of former shipping containers providing up to 18,580 square metres of floor space…
Roger Milne, The Planner

News in brief – A Round-up of planning news
RTPI awards for planning excellence 2017 entries closed
• 60-bed Cheshire care home approved
• Government to announce support for Swansea lagoon
• Kier granted £42m by HCA
• Khan announces new low-emission bus zones
• Ealing regeneration project approved
• Europa Way application submitted in Warwick
• Buyer secured for Birmingham development site.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

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