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Planning News – 16 February 2017

by on February 17, 2017

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Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Communities should have a say over pub conversions
The House of Lords has debated permitted development rights that might see a pub’s use change and neighbourhood planning groups being informed of national infrastructure projects…~
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Bakerloo Line extension to support 25,000 new homes
Transport for London (TfL) has launched a consultation into the extension of the Bakerloo London Underground line, which could release 25,000 new homes…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Report: Parks face period of decline
The contribution that parks make to public health, community integration and climate change mitigation needs more recognition, a Communities and Local Government committee report finds…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Thames Estuary to become creative hub
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has published plans to transform the Thames Estuary into a focal point for the creative and cultural industries…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Green light for 1,500-home scheme in Cardiff
Cardiff City Council has approved outline proposals from developer Persimmon Homes for a 1,500-home neighbourhood on the north-west flank of the Welsh capital…
Roger Milne, The Planner

News round up
A round-up of planning news

  • Call for evidence in Scotland on building regulations
  • £170 million plan to dual Somerset road
  • Contractor appointed for Oxford scheme
  • New Cornwall community approved
  • Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners changes to Lichfields
  • And more stories…

Laura Edgar, The Planner

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