East of England
20.03.2017Cambridge | Cambridgeshire | City Deal | Devolution | East of England | Economic Growth | elected mayors | growth deal | Housing | Infrastructure - Transport | Peterborough
Communities secretary Sajid Javid has announced a devolution plan for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, which will see residents vote for a mayor on 4 May, 2017.
Plans to construct a 60-bedroom nursing home as part of an elderly care village in Suffolk have been approved, after an inspector judged that the development's sensitive design would prevent damage to...
Plans for two highly efficient Passivhaus-standard homes have been dismissed, as an inspector found their design no longer innovative enough to meet the ‘truly exceptional’ standards required for...
24.02.2017affordable housing | Bedfordshire Central Council | East of England | Housing | Plan Making - Local & Neighbourhood | Rural
Outline planning permission for 97 homes in the village of Clifton has been granted, despite concerns the development will harm the area's rural character.
The redevelopment of a disused leisure club as a ‘spa and well-being centre’ and the provision of 27 residential units has been approved for a site in Thorpe St Andrew, Norwich, after the inspector ruled...
Measures to reduce air pollution should be encouraged over those that avoid it, says the RTPI.
An inspector has approved the erection of 133 homes and the change of use of agricultural land to a cemetery in Saxilby, Lincoln, after judging that measures could be taken to protect the rural character of...
Permission has been granted for the demolition of the Red Lion Pub in Baumber, Lincolnshire, and the replacement with seven houses, after the inspector concluded that this would represent no great loss to...
England round-up: Simplify plan-making to make NPPF work, says NPPF; Larger schemes take twice as long to decide, research suggests11.11.2016affordable housig | airbnb | brownfield | East of England | Fosse Park | greenfield | Housing | NPPF | Plan Making - Local & Neighbourhood | RTPI | Sajid Javid | st ives | York
A round-up of planning news in England: 5 November - 11 November, 2016
02.11.2016Climate Change | cumulative impact | East of England | Infrastructure - Energy | recovered appeals | Sajid Javid | solar farm
Communities secretary Sajid Javid has backed an inspector’s refusal of a 5 megawatt solar farm at New Fen Dike in Spalding, Lincolnshire, after recovering the appeal because of concerns about its cumulative...
An unusual proposal involving housing and various ecological enhancements on a site that...
Outline permission for a development west of Newcastle-under-Lyme has been granted, despite...