PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Compton and Edrich, MCC,

Compton and Edrich stand redevelopment gets the go-ahead

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has received the green light by Westminster City Council to construct two new three-tier stands to replace the existing Compton and Edrich stands.
permitted development rights

Planners condemn permitted development rights

Permitted development rights that bypass local scrutiny to deliver housing in England put quality and affordability at risk, according to the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
Merrion Centre, TCS,

TCS submits planning application for Merrion Centre development

Town Centre Securities (TCS) has submitted a planning application for a 17-storey office and retail development at the Merrion Centre in Leeds.
Icon Industrial

High demand for fourth development at Icon Industrial Manchester Airport

A planning application has been submitted by Icon Industrial for a fourth development at their global logistics area of Manchester’s Airport City.
planning permission, Sutton estate, Social housing,

GMB welcome rejected planning permission for Sutton Estate

GMB has welcomed the decision to reject the Clarion Housing Group’s appeal for planning permission to replace 70 social housing units at the William Sutton estate.
Reserved Matters Application, New Garden Square,

£330m Edgbaston regeneration scheme moves to next stage

Plans for a £330m regeneration development in Edgbaston, Birmingham, moved one step closer to launch, with the submission of a Reserved Matters Application.
Elephant and Castle,

Sadiq Khan approves Elephant and Castle redevelopment

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has approved the planning application for the £2bn redevelopment of the Elephant and Castle shopping centre in South London.
Flood Alleviation,

Phase 2 plans submitted for £112.1m Leeds flood defence scheme

Plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire have now been submitted.
Anglia Square, urban renewal,

Planning granted for £300m Anglia Square regeneration

Housebuilder Weston Homes, together with landowner Columbia Threadneedle, has received a Resolution to Grant planning permission for their proposals to regenerate Anglia Square in Norwich.
Winter Gardens

£150m Bournemouth Winter Gardens scheme gets go-ahead

Plans by Bournemouth Development Company for the Winter Gardens scheme in Bournemouth have been approved by Bournemouth Council Planning Board.
Tulip Tower

London City Airport calls for radar survey on Tulip Tower

London City Airport has demanded that the proposed 305 metre-high Tulip Tower be checked to see if it interferes with radar systems.
Raynsford Review, planning,

Raynsford Review: Planning reduced to “chaotic patchwork” of responsibilities

In a landmark assessment of the English planning system, former housing minister Nick Raynsford has warned that planning has been reduced to a “chaotic patchwork” of responsibilities which is not compatible with promoting the health, wellbeing and civil rights of communities.
skyscraper in Sheffield, 32-storey skyscraper,

Plans for 32-storey skyscraper in Sheffield approved

Property owner Turner Investments has gained outline planning for a new 32-storey skyscraper in Sheffield city centre Developers now have up to three years to submit detailed plans to build a 32-storey building in the city centre, making it one of the tallest buildings in South Yorkshire. Sheffield’s current tallest building,...
development-led regeneration

The impact of developer-led regeneration on Greater Manchester

Professor Karel Williams of Alliance Manchester Business School at the University of Manchester explores regeneration in Greater Manchester.

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