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Planning News – 30 August 2018

by on August 31, 2018

6,000 homes approved on appeal, report suggests
In 2017, 65 per cent of 78 appeals that were recommended for approval by council planning officers but rejected by councillors were overturned at appeal, resulting in the approval of 6,000 homes, according to a report.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Clear joined-up approach needed for national and regional infrastructure, report says
A report by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called for the government to establish an inter-departmental group that includes all departments with responsibilities for infrastructure so that policy, planning and delivery is better coordinated.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Approval for redevelopment of Botany Bay
Chorley Council has approved plans for the redevelopment of Botany Bay that include 30,000 square feet of retail outlet space.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Khan gives green light to 400 Brentford homes
A development that will deliver 50 per cent affordable housing has been approved by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Congleton bypass project receives approval
The Department for Transport (DfT) has approved plans to build a 3.5-kilometre bypass in Congleton, Cheshire, saving drivers seven minutes in their journey past the town.
Prithvi Pandya, The Planner

News round up
A round-up of planning news:

  • Town plan for Shrewsbury drafted
  • Regeneration project in Bristol approved
  • Later living redevelopment completed in Lewisham
  • New health centres for Devon
  • 40,000 new trees for London
  • And more stories…
    Laura Edgar, The Planner

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