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Planning news – 23 May 2019

by on May 24, 2019

Extended permitted development rights take effect this month
The extension of permitted development rights to allow high street conversions to offices and homes is to come into effect on 25 May.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

6,500 homes approved in Cambridgeshire
South Cambridgeshire District Council’s planning committee has backed outline plans to develop the former Waterbeach Barracks site.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Garden community to be built in greater Exeter area
Housing minister Kit Malthouse has announced that a garden community comprising 20,000 homes will be built in the Exeter area.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Birmingham publishes 10-year housing plan
Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT) has published plans to build 2,708 new homes by 2029.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Brokenshire is pressed to reject Northumberland coal mine
Communities secretary James Brokenshire has been urged to reject planning permission for an opencast coal mine at Druridge Bay because the UK has enough coal.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round up
A round-up of planning news

  • RTPI to partner BAME planning forum
  • York plan amendments to be consulted
  • Lichfield plan found sound
  • Industrial buildings approved in Tilbury
  • Plans submitted for NOMA speculative development
  • And more stories
    Laura Edgar, The Planner

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