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Planning news – 17 August 2017

by on August 18, 2017

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Khan releases finalised supplementary planning guidance
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that half the homes built on public land in London will have to be affordable if they are to benefit from faster planning permission.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

London’s Garden Bridge project closed
The Garden Bridge Trust has announced that it is ‘winding up’ the proposed £200 million Garden Bridge project.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Khan plans to make London a National Park City
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched plans that aim to make the capital the world’s first National Park City, using planning measures to help him achieve it.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

New listings announced on Historic England advice
To mark 70 years of protecting England’s historic buildings, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has announced that five more buildings have been added to the National Heritage List for England.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

  • Planning appeals round up
    A round up of appeal decisions.
  • Housing scheme would harm ancient Roman fort’s setting
  • 44-home scheme in Preston ruled ‘unsustainable’
  • New homes afforded little weight as five-year supply is proven
  • Javid approves more wind turbines on Isle of Sheppey
  • Suspended glass extension allowed for ‘striking’ Wakefield water tower
  • London council prioritises family homes in HMO refusal

Matt Moody, The Planner

News round-up

  • A round-up of planning news
  • Khan plans to tackle ‘not spots’
  • Bloor Homes buys land with planning in Derby
  • Plans submitted for Port Loop in Birmingham
  • Cities in the north and Scotland to be top tech start-ups
  • And more stories…

Laura Edgar, The Planner

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