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Planning news – 2 December 2021

by on December 3, 2021

Mayor secures housing funding for older and disabled Londoners
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that he has obtained £43.5 million of funding to help to develop specialised housing for older and disabled people in London.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Action on second homes and holiday lets boosted by Senedd pact
A cap on second and holiday homes is one of 46 policy areas in which radical action is promised following a deal struck between the Welsh Government and Plaid Cymru this week.
Roger Milne, The Planner

Permission for 39 homes granted on appeal quashed by High Court
The High Court has quashed a decision by a planning inspector to allow a developer to build 39 homes near Clitheroe owing to a misunderstanding of policy.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Government to invest in tidal power
As part of its renewable energy auction scheme, the UK Government has pledged to invest £20 million a year in tidal stream electricity.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Government supports Hendy’s recommendation to establish UK strategic transport network
Sir Peter Hendy’s Union Connectivity Review recommends the creation of UKNET – a strategic transport network spanning the United Kingdom – and that the UK Government should plan improvements to the transport network using multimodal corridors.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round-up
• Clerkenwell warehouses to be refurbished
• Waterside development in Wembley approved
• Holiday lodge plans submitted in Northumberland
• Former pool site in Leeds to host flats and student accommodation
• Basingstoke approves housing development
• And more stories…
Laura Edgar and Prithvi Pandya, The Planner

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