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Planning news – 17 September 2020

by on September 18, 2020

Extra government cash put forward to release land for housing
Cabinet Office minister Lord Agnew has announced a £30 million boost to the government’s Land Release Fund (LRF) and the One Public Estate (OPE) programme.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Salford goes to court to protect green space
Salford City Council’s decision that developer Peel L&P cannot build 600 homes at Broadoak in Worsley has been upheld by the Court of Appeal.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Housing application submitted for Ripon Barracks.
A planning application comprising 1,300 homes has been lodged with Harrogate Borough Council for an extension to Ripon.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Swansea on the hunt for a city centre regeneration partner
Swansea City Council launched a global hunt this week for a partner or investor, possibly a consortium, to work with the council to regenerate a number of large sites in the city centre.
Roger Milne, The Planner

England’s ‘first’ land commission launched in Liverpool
Mayor of Liverpool City Region Steve Rotheram has established England’s ‘first’ Land Commission to improve the management and use of land in the region.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round-up

  • Partnership set up for small builders
  • Team appointed for West Midlands plan
  • Council urged to reject Whitehaven coal mine
  • 88 apartments proposed for Trafford
  • Trade associations join forces to boost economic recovery
  • Westminster Housing estates gain listed status
  • Plans for regeneration of public toilet building approved
    Laura Edgar, The Planner

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