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Planning news – 6 December 2018

by on December 7, 2018

Sedgemoor chief planner: ‘Apply housing delivery test beyond local authorities’
The assistant director of inward investment and growth and chief planner for Sedgemoor District Council has called for the housing delivery test to be made applicable to other authorities and agencies.
Martin Read, The Planner

10-year infrastructure pipeline set out
The government has published its 2018 National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline, which is projected to be worth £600 billion over the next 10 years.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

TCPA to campaign against permitted development
The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) has launched a campaign for better basic national housing standards, labelling permitted development as one of the ‘biggest mistakes’ in postwar history.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Landlord fined £450k for illegal letting
An Ealing landlord has been fined nearly £450,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) for illegally renting out outhouses and ignoring enforcement notices to demolish them.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Unlocking the National Cycle Network’s potential
New design principles will increase usage – and the economic benefits – of the National Cycle Network.
Opinion Piece. Will Haynes, The Planner 

News round-up
A round-up of planning news

  • Nottingham’s air quality plan approved
  • 80,000 trees to be planted in London
  • Exhibition for Barnstaple regeneration
  • Islington seeks views on local plan
  • Brownfield site brought to market in Notts
  • And more stories…
    Laura Edgar, The Planner

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