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Planning news – 5 August 2022

by on August 5, 2022

Sunak pledges to block green belt development
Conservative Party leadership contender Rishi Sunak has pledged to stop home building on the green belt, arguing that all development should take place on ‘brownfield, brownfield, brownfield’.
Huw Morris, The Planner

Inspector approves Brighton and Hove plan
Brighton and Hove City Council’s latest plan has been found legally sound and compliant by a planning inspector and will now be considered for formal adoption.
Huw Morris, The Planner

Government announces fund to level up parks
The government has announced a Levelling Up Parks Fund to help to create 100 parks in neighbourhoods that are the most deprived of green spaces.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

Pinewood submits expanded planning application
Pinewood Studios has submitted a new planning application for an £800 million expansion to an already approved scheme.
Huw Morris, The Planner

Planning application poised for Dorset intertidal habitat
A planning application will shortly be submitted to create a major intertidal habitat at the Moors at Arne on the Dorset coast.
Huw Morris, The Planner

News round-up
– Khan launches tree-planting package
– NNC bids £31m for two levelling-up funds
– Refurbishment of grade-II* listed building approved in Birmingham
– Council and DEF Software partner for DLUHC Pathfinder Project
– Doncaster affordable housing scheme approved
– And more stories…
Laura Edgar and Prithvi Pandya, The Planner

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