PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Development Consent Order, Manston Airport

BDB Pitmans wins Development Consent Order for Manston Airport

BDB Pitmans has won a Development Consent Order (DCO) for Manston Airport by the Department for Transport, Manston Airport will re-open in the first quarter of 2023.
Sky Studios Elstree,

£230m Sky Studios Elstree gets the green light

The new state-of-the-art film and TV studio, Sky Studios Elstree, has been given the go-ahead, as work to clear the site looks set to begin.

Report calls for ‘joined-up’ planning system to support economy

A report from BW, Copper and WBD calls for changes to a disconnected planning system which has held up infrastructure delivery, imposing risk on projects and investments.
tidal lagoon,

Plans unveiled for £590m tidal lagoon in North Wales

Plans have been revealed for a £590m tidal lagoon capable of providing low carbon electricity to power 82,000 homes in North Wales.
Dagenham studios,

Green light for £110m Dagenham studios

Plans to build London’s largest film studios, Dagenham studios, have been given the green light by Barking and Dagenham Council’s planning committee.
regeneration of North Hayle Harbour,

Plans unveiled for second phase of North Hayle Harbour regeneration

FCBStudios has unveiled plans for the second phase of the regeneration of North Hayle Harbour, which will deliver 377 new homes.
BT headquarters, London Planning

New BT headquarters transformation gets go-ahead

The City of London Planning & Transportation Committee has approved the transformation of the former 1980s BT headquarters.
rewilding, Dundreggan estate,

Plans submitted for world’s first rewilding centre

Trees for Life has submitted a planning application for the world’s first rewilding centre at its 10,000-acre Dundreggan Estate in Glenmoriston.
langley mead, university of reading

University of Reading secures approval for greenspace extension

Langley Mead, a popular community nature reserve in Shinfield has been given the green light to be extended.
Oxfordshire Garden Village,

Plans in for ‘21st century’ Oxfordshire Garden Village

Plans for the Oxfordshire Garden Village in West Oxfordshire have been lodged by Grosvenor Britain & Ireland.
Construction output

‘Silver lining’ despite significant fall in construction output

Graeme Cooke of DEFSoftware discusses the fall in construction output, as the Office for National Statistics reports that construction output decreased by 40% in April compared with the previous year.
South Kensington tube station,

Plans in for South Kensington tube station transformation

Plans have been submitted to sensitively repair and enhance South Kensington Tube station buildings and the surrounding streets.
planning system,

New radical planning reforms cut ‘red tape’

Prime minister Boris Johnson has announced radical reforms to the planning system, giving freedom for buildings and land in town centres to change use without planning permission.
Gatehead Quays, Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald wins technical advisor role for Gateshead Quays

Mott MacDonald has been appointed as technical advisor to Ask Patrizia for the proposed £260m riverside arena complex at Gateshead Quays in the northeast of England.

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