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Planning News – 2 July 2020

by on July 3, 2020

Jenrick ‘insisted’ Westferry decision was made before CIL regime change came into force
Documents released by housing secretary Robert Jenrick regarding his decision to approve a 1,524-home scheme on the Isle of Dogs in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets show he ‘insisted’ a decision was made before it was ‘impacted by a change in the London CIL regime’.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Covid-19: Planning expiry deadlines extended
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced that planning permission deadlines will be extended as the government puts in place measures to support the construction industry and ‘boost building’.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Climate and nature recovery should be addressed as one, suggests report
Restoring degraded habitats would see them absorb a third of the UK’s carbon emissions, suggests a report, as a wildlife charity insists that the climate and nature crises should be tackled together as one.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Mixed-use scheme seeks to capitalise on Greenwich heritage
Property developer U+I has made provision for around 1,500 new homes in plans submitted for a mixed-use scheme on London’s Greenwich Peninsula.
Martin Read, The Planner

Warwick planners to pay wildlife group over loss of bat habitat
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has ordered Warwick District Council to pay a local wildlife group £1,000 because it failed to consider properly the effect a development might have on local wildlife when it approved a planning application.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Development agreement modified in bid to kick-start stalled Neath urban village
Neath Port Talbot Council has approved key changes to the development agreement for the stalled Coed Darcy project, a proposed urban village of about 4,000 new homes at Llandarcy.
Roger Milne, The Planner

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