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Planning News – 3 March 2022

by on March 4, 2022

Funding allocated for brownfield regeneration
The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has allocated a share of £30 million to three regions for the regeneration of brownfield sites.
The Planner, Laura Edgar

London borough plans to block building amalgamations
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council’s new local plan seeks to prevent the knocking down and building of tunnels between separate properties to create bigger homes.
The Planner, Laura Edgar

Nearly 2,000 apartments get the go-ahead in Manchester
Manchester City Council has granted planning permission for four towers comprising 1,950 residential apartments.
The Planner, Laura Edgar

Further extraction of oil and gas would have ‘marginal’ effect on energy prices
The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has written to energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng explaining that the best way to reduce the UK’s future exposure to volatile oil and gas prices ‘is to cut fossil fuel consumption on the path to net zero’.
The Planner, Laura Edgar

New masterplan for 1,800 homes near Neath
An application for outline planning permission to build 1,800 new homes at the Coed Darcy development near Neath has been submitted to Neath Port Talbot Council by St. Modwen Developments.
The Planner, Roger Milne

News round-up
– Development at Reading Golf Club recommended for approval
– Hastings hotel gains planning consent
– Nearly 20,000 respond to Black Country planning consultation
– Hastings agrees budget
– Hybrid glass flood defence installed on Severn Estuary
– And more stories…
The Planner, Laura Edgar and Prithvi Pandya


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