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Planning news – 7 March 2019

by on March 8, 2019

£1.6bn town fund proposed
Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a £1.6 billion fund will be established to boost growth in places that have not benefited from the ‘proceeds of growth in the same way as more prosperous parts of the country’.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Ports should have same weight as residential in local plans
The requirements for ports should be included in local plans, in the same way that residential, commercial and industrial developments are, according to UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG).
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Development funding boost for south-west Wales
A regeneration plan that is set to pump £27 million into development across south-west Wales is being rolled out across the region.
Roger Milne, The Planner

Derelict site in York set for £200m transformation
A £200 million Gross Development Value (GDV) scheme is set to transform a derelict nine-acre former gasworks site in York into a new neighbourhood of about 700 new homes.
Prithvi Pandya, The Planner

Plans approved for Fenwick Building transformation
Aimrok Holdings Ltd and rg+p have had their plans approved to restore and convert a former Fenwick building in Leicester city centre with a mixed-use development.
Prithvi Pandya, The Planner

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

  • RTPI to host Twitter Q&A for IWD
  • £26m for vulnerable sleepers
  • Dacorum seeks views on planning document
  • Application submitted for Wolverhampton council homes
  • 350 Harrow homes approved
  • And more stories…
    Laura Edgar, The Planner

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