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Planning News – 13 August 2020

by on August 14, 2020

Jenrick commits more funding to neighbourhood planning
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced funding targeted at helping urban and deprived areas create neighbourhood plans.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Massive rise recorded in build-to-rent developments
The number of build-to-rent homes under construction or planned across the UK has jumped by 22 per cent against the same period last year, according to the British Property Federation (BPF).
Huw Morris, The Planner

Low-carbon city district proposed for Cambridgeshire
The Greater Cambridge Planning Service has put together plans for a new city district in North East Cambridge that is low-carbon with minimal car use.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Lincolnshire power station approved
Energy secretary Alok Sharma has granted a development consent order (DCO) for an open-cycle gas turbine power station at South Killingholme in North Lincolnshire.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

2,750 homes approved in Lutterworth
Harborough District Council has granted planning permission for 2,750 new homes, community facilities and employment space to the east of Lutterworth and the M1.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round-up
A round-up of planning news

  • Double housing success for Pro Vision
  • New Nottingham council housing approved at former care home
  • Contractor appointed for £9m Nottingham Island Quarter build
  • Housing plan to preserve 19th century villa submitted
  • Approval for tourism scheme at Boston golf course
  • And more stories…
    Matt Moody, The Planner

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