The quashing of an Inspector's decision to grant planning permission for a wind farm development has highlighted the special status given by the law to the need to preserve listed buildings and their settings.
Eleanor Hacon, Landscape Architect, Paul Robinson Partnership (uk) LLP
The recently released Montague report on housing thankfully opens up discussion of some of the issues of housing in the UK and may help us start to address issues such as, supply and demand, quality of housing, meeting sustainability through economy of scale, creating flexible living arrangements
The long awaited National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has finally been published on 27 March 2012. It seeks to deliver Government policy on planning and significantly reduces down the plethora of policies and statements previously issued by the Government. The main thrust
‘Heads of Terms’ is the document generally drawn up by the Landlord’s agent prior to the letting of a commercial property. Whilst the terms are not binding until incorporated into a lease, it can save you both time and money to get them right first time around.
Introduced in April 2010, CIL will operate as a tax on development subject to certain exceptions. Any development undertaken that is greater than 100sq m in floor area, will be charged. It is based on a gross internal floor space calculation. It is likely that more than one single rate of CIL will be applied in any particular area and there will be differential rates for different uses and/or different parts of a Council's area.