On 10th May 2018, we provided our consultation response on the revised, draft NPPF to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Here is an overview of what we shared with them.
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By Associate Director, James Ellis
As part of our recent review of the changes within the consultation draft of the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) we examined with interest the policy on New Country Houses. Read More
By Associate Director, Shelley Coffey
Associate director and member of the planning team, Shelley provides an update on the latest changes to permitted development rights due to come into effect in April 2018.
By Senior Planner, Kate Girling
The revised draft changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) published on Monday are being driven by the urgent requirement to deliver more housing in England. The changes to the document have been long awaited following publication of the Government Housing White Paper in February 2017.
What does this mean for our rural clients? Here, the key changes that are likely to affect the opportunities for planning in the rural environment are highlighted. Read More
By Director of Planning, Duncan Hartley
The Government’s much valued National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is up for its first review. Read More
Meet Lisa, one of our Senior Planners. Lisa has been a member of the team since 2015, she trained at Bromsgrove at the District Council in Worcestershire. Read More
Recently, we heard the announcement that by 2020 high-speed broadband will be a legal right for every home and business in the UK. We were delighted to hear news that hopefully rural areas in the UK would be able to benefit from fast broadband, supporting commercial enterprise in the countryside. Read More
Rural Solutions ended 2017 achieving a planning consent for a client for a new agricultural worker’s dwelling, four years after first becoming involved in the project. Read More