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Planning News – 20 December 2018

by on December 21, 2018

Government statistics show two per cent rise in homes granted permission
The number of homes granted planning permission in England rose by two per cent in the year to the end of September, rising to 359,500.
Huw Morris, The Planner

Government freezes threshold on New Homes Bonus
The New Homes Bonus threshold is set to be frozen next year as the government unveiled a modest £20 million increase in the programme.
Huw Morris, The Planner

Planning Inspectorate invites views on DCO for Shropshire powerline
The Planning Inspectorate has opened up the registration for interested parties to take part in the examination of a development consent order (DCO) application for an electricity line in Shropshire.
Huw Morris, The Planner

Indoor snow centre ploughs through
Plans for a £270 million indoor snow centre and leisure centre in Swindon have been approved by Swindon Borough Council’s planning committee.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Homes for England to slash planned homes at Lodge Hill site
Homes for England is proposing to slash by three-quarters the number of homes to be built on a scheme in the Hoo Peninsula in Medway to avoid affecting a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
Huw Morris, The Planner

Berkshire transit scheme runs into roadblock
Plans for a mass rapid transit scheme linking two Berkshire boroughs have again been rejected by one of the councils.
Huw Morris, The Planner

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