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Planning News – 6 June 2019

by on June 7, 2019

The UK requires a spatial plan
The UK2070 Commission has proposed that the UK requires a spatial plan to guide its future development.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

MHCLG publishes land use stats
The biggest land use category in England is agriculture at 63 per cent while 8 per cent of England’s land is developed, according to statistics published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Yarmouth river crossing to be examined by inspectorate
A proposed scheme for a new highway crossing of the River Yare in Great Yarmouth has been accepted for examination by the Planning Inspectorate.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Public development corporations should have the power to create new towns
A future Labour government should establish public development corporations that have the power to buy and develop land in the public interest to create new towns, says a report by party advisers.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Mixed-use scheme coming to Liverpool Street
Transport for London (TfL) and Aviva Investors have completed a deal that will see a mixed-use scheme above Crossrail infrastructure and opposite the new Liverpool Street Elizabeth line station’s western entrance at 101 Moorgate.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News in brief
A round-up of planning news

  • Frome application submitted to council
  • Logistics site up for sale in East Mids
  • Harlesden backs neighbourhood plan
  • Nottingham builds homes for its waiting list
  • Architects appointed for Birmingham International Station work
  • And more stories…
    Laura Edgar, The Planner

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