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Planning news – 11 November 2021

by on November 12, 2021

Money for ‘vital’ infrastructure to be loaned to housebuilders
Housing minister Christopher Pincher has set out loan funding of at least £624 million to deliver schools, health services and transport links to support the delivery of new homes.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

COP26: Governments pledge to protect nature
‘Urgent’ action and investment to protect nature has been pledged by 45 governments, the UK Government has announced.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Cash allocated for locally led projects
Levelling-up secretary Michael Gove has announced £200 million for 477 locally led projects that are intended to ‘breathe new life’ into UK towns, villages and coastal communities.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Swansea student block approved despite flooding issues
Proposals for a purpose-built student accommodation scheme on the edge of Swansea city centre, close to the city marina and River Tawe, have been approved despite concerns about flooding.
Roger Milne, The Planner

Nottingham councillors consider planning guide for development
Nottingham City Council is consulting on a draft planning guide for residential and commercial development as part of its plans to reduce carbon emissions in new developments.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round-up
• New term for housing-with-care sector announced
• Developer secures Solihull site
• Council to work with landowners on climate crisis
• Horton approves phase one of OHH
• Daimler factory redevelopment plans submitted
• Dover set for infrastructure upgrades
Laura Edgar and Prithvi Pandya, The Planner

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