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Planning news – 21 September 2017

by on September 22, 2017

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Sharma allots £22m for communities to help deliver housing
Housing and planning minister Alok Sharma has announced that £22.8 million of government funding will go to communities to help them deliver neighbourhood plans.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Sir Terry Farrell invites planning profession to make the most of IT
Sir Terry Farrell CBE has called on the planning profession to embrace the opportunities presented by the continuing technology revolution.
Martin Read, The Planner

Cardiff Bay tidal lagoon makes progress
Proposals for a huge tidal power lagoon in Cardiff Bay have made progress this week now the company has secured a connection deal with National Grid for the project which, if built, would be rated at 3,240 megawatts.
Roger Milne, The Planner

Increase in number of big applications decided in time limit – statistics
District level planning authorities issued decisions on 87 per cent of major applications within 13 weeks or the agreed time between April and June 2017, an increase on the 84 per cent figure for the same period in 2016, according to government statistics.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Appeals round-up
A round up of appeal decisions.
– Development plan outweighs extra care need despite growing shortfall
– Restoring illegal landfill site would ‘harm green belt openness’
– Benefits of 175-home scheme outweigh green gap harm
– Javid blocks 705-home scheme over ‘deficient’ unilateral undertaking
– Tilted balance not engaged despite housing shortfall, says Javid
– And more appeal decisions…
Matt Moody, The Planner

News round-up
A round-up of planning news.
– London could lose its office space to permitted development
– NaCSBA launches programme to showcase right to build work
– Firm appointed for Bracknell town centre review
– Architects announced for Barking & Dagenham employment land overhaul
– Redevelopment of grade II Porthcawl building approved
– And more stories…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

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