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Planning news – 12 December 2019

by on December 13, 2019

The last Planning Portal newsletter of 2019 will be sent on 19 December.
The weekly news will return in the New Year.

Rise in energy storage projects, research suggests
The number of planning applications for battery storage projects in the UK continues to increase ‘rapidly’, according to recent research.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Welsh climate change strategy outlines flood-risk planning measures
The latest Welsh climate crisis mitigation strategy, just published, commits ministers to strengthening planning policy to prevent housebuilders from building properties on medium and high-risk floodplains in Wales.
Roger Milne, The Planner

Developer to fund road improvements for approved homes plan
South Northamptonshire Council’s planning committee has granted planning permission for 410 homes, subject to the completion of a section 106 agreement for developer contributions.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Swindon link road gets the green light
Swindon Borough Council’s planning committee has approved plans for a road linking the town’s proposed New Eastern Villages development with the M4 and A419.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

2,500 homes approved in Warwickshire
Warwick District Council has granted outline planning permission for up to 2,500 homes and 4,000 square metres of mixed-use floor space.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

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

  • Energy record set in Britain
  • RTPI member appointed as a deputy judge
  • Lincolnshire garden village achieves BREEAM certificate
  • Build to Rent scheme approved in Birmingham
  • Second phase of Somerset development to go-ahead
  • Development at science park approved
    Laura Edgar, The Planner

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