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Planning news – 4 March 2021

by on March 5, 2021

Framework published for homes that provide better quality of life
The Quality of Life Foundation has launched a framework that seeks to address the changes that the development industry can make to make sure that homes are ‘acquired, planned, constructed and managed to actively provide a better quality of life for everyone’.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

First Welsh national spatial strategy published
Housing and local government minister Julie James has launched the national spatial strategy in a 180-page document called Future Wales.
Roger Milne, The Planner

Runnymede adopts CIL charges
Councillors at Runnymede Borough Council have approved a set of community infrastructure levy (CIL) charges that will see developers seeking permission to build within certain areas paying towards the cost of new infrastructure.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

New headquarters plans for air ambulance approved
Shropshire Council has granted full planning permission for a purpose-built airbase and charity headquarters for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Football stadium approved for Everton
Liverpool City Council’s planning committee has granted permission for Everton Football Club’s plans for a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock and outline permission for a community legacy project at Goodison Park.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round-up
• Builders’ workloads are stagnant or declining
• Hull named a Tree City of the World
• Investment for Ebbsfleet riverside park announced
• RAF base to become garden village
• Lewes introduces advice notes for developers
• And more stories…
Laura Edgar, The Planner

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