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Planning news – 14 February 2019

by on February 15, 2019

Royal Parks objects to Holocaust memorial next to Parliament
The body responsible for managing the site of a proposed national memorial to the Holocaust has objected to the scheme.
Huw Morris, The Planner

Scientists call for relaxation of fracking earthquake rules
Nearly 50 geoscientists are calling on the government to review the fracking earthquake limit and suggest that it should be relaxed to boost the industry.
Huw Morris, The Planner

Supreme Court to rule on controversial green belt quarry plan
The Supreme Court is to hear an appeal in a long-running dispute over the visual impacts of a planned quarry extension in the green belt.
Huw Morris, The Planner

South Gloucestershire loses High Court challenge
South Gloucestershire Council has failed in a High Court bid to overturn a planning inspector’s decision to allow an appeal against its refusal of a 350-home scheme.
Huw Morris, The Planner

Judge hits out at ‘plainly inadequate’ green space consultation
The High Court has criticised a West London council over its consultation of a decision not to designate playing fields as green space.
Huw Morris, The Planner

News round-up
A round-up of planning news:

  • Groundbreaking event marks new council housing development
  • Highways England launches drive to revolutionise roads of tomorrow
  • York’s Guildhall set for major restoration
  • Central Bedfordshire to launch company to build affordable homes
  • Life Kitchen moves step closer to UK’s first cancer cookery school
    Huw Morris, The Planner

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