The amount of commercial space across the UK has declined at its fastest rate since 1998, fuelled by the growing conversion of offices into homes, a new report claims.1 comment
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More than a quarter of England's business-led local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) have agreed to take on a role in monitoring councils' progress in bringing forward local plans in their areas.
Further planning changes: Councils could have 10 weeks to decide neighbourhood plan area applications
Applications by groups wanting to embark on the neighbourhood planning process should be dealt with by local authorities within 10 weeks, the government has proposed.2 comments
A council has put the examination of its key planning document on hold after an inspector warned that it 'will not be found sound in its current form'.
- Senior Planning Officer - Spatial Planning Teignbridge District Council South West England / Devon / Newton Abbot, Devon
- Principal Growth Point Officer Teignbridge District Council South West England / Devon / Newton Abbot, Devon
- Senior to Associate Planner Oyster Partnership Surrey
- Senior Planning Associate The Planning Bureau Ltd Coventry, West Midlands
- Planning Director Pegasus London (Central), London (Greater)
- Head of Development and Regulation Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council Solihull, West Midlands
- Principal Planning Officer Telford and Wrekin Council West Midlands Region / Shropshire / Telford, Shropshire
- Associate Town Planner BDP Clerkenwell, London (Greater)
- Career Grade Officer (Design and Conservation) Islington Council Islington, London (Greater)
- Planner Fine Energy Nationwide / Birmingham, West Midlands / Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
The rebranding of the Olympic Park as a cultural and educational quarter could mean that only just over half the number of homes originally promised are built, reports John Geoghegan.
Policy: The Setting of Heritage Assets
A series of growth deals is set to shape the use of government funding for local development, David Marlow reports.
Development near sensitive wildlife areas can be enabled by pooling developer contributions across council boundaries to fund mitigation. But some authorities struggle to collaborate on the issue, reports Catherine Early.