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Planning news – 8 October 2020

by on October 9, 2020

Jenrick: Homes delivered through PDR will have to meet space standard
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced that all new homes in England delivered through permitted development rights (PDR) will have to subscribe to a Nationally Described Space Standard.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Council approves Cumbrian underground mine
Cumbria County Council’s regulation committee has granted planning permission for a new underground mine to be located on a brownfield site south-west of Whitehaven.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Application for memorial to Manchester Arena victims submitted
The planning application for the memorial to victims of the Manchester Arena bombing has been formally submitted.
Huw Morris, The Planner

Shapps approves Norfolk NSIP
A Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) application for the Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing scheme has been approved by transport secretary Grant Shapps.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Welsh ministers set up government company to develop Trawsfynydd site
The Welsh Government is establishing a company to focus on developing the site of the former Trawsfynydd nuclear power plant in Gwynedd.
Roger Milne, The Planner

News round up

  • Prime minister backs wind power
  • Charity appointed to help council map route to net-zero carbon
  • Modular homes revealed for capital homelessness scheme
  • Eco-friendly homes designated for oil refinery site
  • Johnson launches review to boost UK connections
  • And more stories…
    Laura Edgar, The Planner

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