Category Archives: local planning authority

INDUSTRY COMMENT – Championing rural development will enhance communities and prosperity

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Rural development, residential development, planning permission, consentBy James Podesta, Head of Planning

We were delighted to see this very interesting article in the Yorkshire Post last Sunday in relation to housing development in rural Yorkshire. It’s great to see the importance of development in these areas being championed.

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ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING NEWS – Consent success for a new residential scheme on greenfield site at Kirkby Stephen

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We are delighted to have successfully attained outline planning permission for up to 35 residential dwellings on a greenfield site at the edge of Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria for our client; a local farming family.

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INDUSTRY COMMENT – Government Consultation; Planning for the Right Homes in the Right Places

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Rural housing, residential development, local plan, housing shortage, housing need, government consultationLast month the government published its follow up to the White Paper; Fixing our Broken Housing Market, delivering on its promise to consult on a proposed standardised method for calculating local housing need (including transitional arrangements).

Rural Solutions will be providing detailed responses to the consultation before the deadline of 9th November. In the meantime James Podesta, Head of Planning, offers these thoughts on the consultation… Read More