A report on an apology by a planning officer to a resident for missing that a neighbouring building would be visible to her leads our round-up of today’s news.
Programme helps 14 councils buy back homes lost through right to buy to meet need for social rented or homeless housing.
Multi-disciplinary firm WSP has announced an agreement to buy one of the UK’s biggest planning consultancies for £625.9 million – just a week after buying two other large planning outfits.
Reports that the theme park at which a child died on Saturday had been in dispute with the local planning authority feature in today’s media round-up.
Oaklands Rise in west London is close to the limit of acceptable density, but its design quality still manages to provide a sufficient level of amenity, finds David Edwards.
A report that the local council is checking that the 62-year-old former Top Gear presenter’s new restaurant complies with planning law leads our roundup of today’s news
The government has told the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) not to conclude that local plans are unsound or recommend their withdrawal before a new prime minister is appointed, or “until the department advises you otherwise”.
Tory leadership hopeful Rishi Sunak has proposed a major shake-up of planning rules requiring developers to build on sites with planning permission within a set timeframe or face losing them to councils.
The Essex authority which became the first council to be stripped of its planning powers for its poor quality of decision-making has been told that the sanction has been extended as a result of its continuing poor performance.
Waverley Borough Council has agreed to pursue legal action against planning consent for the exploration of oil and gas at a site on green belt land in its area.