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Planning News – 18 October

by on October 18, 2019

Energy storage to be exempt from NSIP regime
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a consultation on proposals to exempt energy storage from the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP) regime in England and Wales.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Government to help housebuilders deliver schools
The Department of Education has announced that it will hand out loans to housebuilders to deliver schools places before new properties are finished.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

3,000 homes approved in Sussex
Mid Sussex District Council’s planning committee has granted planning permission for 3,000 new homes at Burgess Hill.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Consent awarded to redevelop Yorkshire power station
Energy secretary Andrea Leadsom has granted a development consent order for the modification of coal-fired generating units to gas-powered ones at Drax Power Station, Selby.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Major Cardiff office district and rail station gathers momentum
An outline planning application for the Cardiff Parkway project at St Mellons, with a new station and initially about 84,000 square metres of commercial floor space, is expected to be submitted to the city council next spring.
Roger Milne, The Planner

News round-up
A round-up of planning news

  • McVey seeks reassurance over Broxtowe green belt
  • Cherwell commits to biodiversity target
  • Dover pub will get a makeover
  • Sisk appointed for regeneration project
  • Shoreham box park approved
  • And more stories…
    Laura Edgar, The Planner

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