Log in | Register

Appeal: Go-ahead given for 120 East Lothian homes


A reporter has given the green light for a maximum 120-home residential scheme in Ormiston, East Lothian, following the successful agreement of necessary planning obligations related to affordable housing and educational infrastructure.

In her notice of intention dated February 2016, reporter Frances McChlery noted that East Lothian Council acknowledged a shortfall in its effective housing land supply, and therefore judged the contribution to housing supply to be a significant benefit.

McChlery said she was satisfied that the appeal site is “capable of providing an extension to the village which would be able to pr.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

THE PLANNER is the Official Magazine for the RTPI

Not a member?
60 day free trial of our premium content when you Register Now

Or log in as a subscriber

Go back to The Planner Home Page



  • It’s not exactly business as usual during the coronavirus lockdown but the planning sector has shown determination and adaptability in its efforts to keep the system working. Alexandra Ground and Katherine Chambers take a look at the adjustments being made to ensure planning applications can still be submitted and assessed

    Draft papers / iStock-109842675
  • The popularity of short-term lets via the ‘platform economy’ has had a series of impacts on towns and cities. it could be time for coherent regulation, argues Andrew Coleman.

  • Griff Rhys Jones may have made his name as a comedian, actor and broadcaster, but the president of civic voice has a long-standing passion for public engagement with the built environment, as he tells Laura Edgar.