Log in | Register

Northern Ireland round-up: Water strategy highlights planning’s role; 33 new listed buildings for Belfast

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Northern Ireland: 26 March-1 April, 2016

Water strategy highlights planning’s role

The administration has launched a long-term water strategy for Northern Ireland, which highlights the need for planning authorities to “prevent inappropriate development in high flood-risk areas and ensure that future development does not increase flood risk”.

The Planner

RTPI Research Awards open for entry

The 2016 RTPI Awards for Research Excellence are now open for entries from all RTPI accredited planning schools and planning consultancies in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and internationally.


33 new listed buildings for Belfast

Environment minister Mark H Durkan has announced 33 new listed buildings within the Belfast City Council area. These changes bring the total number of listed buildings in Belfast to 1,154.

Northern Ireland Executive

Homeowners face huge sewerage bills in Northern Ireland

A slew of new housing developments face problems over liability for sewerage system upgrades.

Belfast Telegraph 

AONB funding awarded to Mourne

Environment minister Mark H Durkan has awarded funding of over £440.000 for environmental initiatives in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs): Mourne, Ring of Gullion and Binevenagh, Antrim Coast and Glens and Causeway Coast.

Northern Ireland Executive