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03/02/2017

Northern Ireland round-up: Largest-ever NI office scheme unveiled for Belfast; £2m to revitalise run-down conservation areas

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Northern Ireland: 28 January-3 February, 2017

Largest-ever NI office scheme unveiled for Belfast

Controversial proposals for the largest single office project in Northern Ireland are set to go on public display next week (6 and 7 February) in Belfast.

The Planner

Draft national policy statement for Heathrow expansion published

The government has published a draft Airports National Policy Statement for the expansion of Heathrow Airport, which has gone out to consultation across the UK.

The Planner

RTPI: Health guidance should stress need to reduce air pollution

Measures to reduce air pollution should be encouraged over those that avoid it, says the RTPI.

The Planner

CDE Global creating 110 jobs and new £10m hub in NI

Tyrone manufacturer CDE Global has announced that it is to spend £10 million on new offices at its headquarters in Cookstown, for which it has planning permission.

Belfast Telegraph

£2m to revitalise run-down conservation areas

Lurgan, County Armagh, is to get close to £2 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to restore buildings and breathe new life into the town's conservation area.

Belfast Telegraph

6 new apartments at former Beechtree bar approved

Derry City and Strabane District Council has approved full planning permission for the change of use of the former Derry lounge bar known as “The Beechtree” to six one-bedroomed flats with on-site parking.

Derry City and Strabane District Council

EU on track to meet renewable energy targets – but UK lags behind 

The European Union is on track to meet its renewable energy targets but the UK is one of only three member states to become more dependent on imported energy in the last decade.

The Guardian

Council issues planning permission for city centre boutique hotel

Approval has been given for the change of use and extension of former Ebrington barracks buildings in Derry to provide a new craft distillery and visitor centre. The buildings involved are listed.

Derry City and Strabane District Council

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