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Planning news – 5 July 2018

by on July 6, 2018

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MPs vote to expand Heathrow
MPs have voted 415 to 119 to approve the government’s chosen scheme, as detailed in its Airports National Policy Statement, of expanding Heathrow Airport by building a third runway.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

London’s Royal Docks regeneration approved
The London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP) has given its consent to plans that could see 4,000 homes built at the Royal Docks.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Derbyshire council backs 1,800 homes in Clowne
Bolsover District Council’s planning committee has approved an application that includes up to 1,800 on partly green belt land to the north of Clowne.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Housebuilders should belong to independent ombudsman
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Excellence in the Built Environment called on the government to make it mandatory for housebuilders to belong to a New Homes Ombudsman.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Government announces £1.67bn social housing commitment
Housing secretary James Brokenshire has announced today (26 June) that the government will invest £1.67 billion in delivering 23,000 affordable homes in England.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round-up
A round up of planning news:

  • Burnham concerned by Heathrow expansion plans
  • Galliford Try takes on Wolverhampton housing schemes
  • Plans for a West Midlands national park unveiled
  • Arlesey development approved
  • Hotel plans for Dagenham
  • And more stories…
    The Planner

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