Planning in Suffolk – updated February 2024

Suffolk County Council are responsible for planning for minerals, waste, and county council developments such as schools and fire stations. Current Local Plans in Suffolk include: Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council Part 1 of the Babergh and Mid Suffolk Joint Local Plan was adopted by Mid Suffolk District Council on 20 November 2023 [...]

By |2024-02-19T14:37:16+00:00February 19th, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Chilterns Beechwoods SAC Mitigation – updated February 2024

In March 2022 Natural England announced emerging evidence which identified significant recreational pressure on Chilterns Beechwoods Special Area of Conservation (SAC), more specifically Ashridge Commons and Woods Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) component. Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) which were identified as partly or wholly with the 12.6km Zone of Influence (ZOI) were contacted and [...]

By |2024-02-07T16:05:27+00:00February 7th, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Planning in Hertfordshire – updated February 2024

Hertfordshire County Council are responsible for planning for waste, minerals (mostly sand and gravel quarries) and for services they provide like schools, libraries and roads. However they are working on a joint strategic plan for South West Hertfordshire together with: Dacorum Borough Council St Albans City and District Council Three Rivers District Council Watford [...]

By |2024-02-02T15:21:45+00:00February 2nd, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Planning in Buckinghamshire – updated January 2024

Planning in Buckinghamshire offers great opportunities due to its location with Greater London to the south-east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north-east and Hertfordshire to the east, together with its position in the Oxford to Cambridge (OxCam) Arc. Buckinghamshire is one of the home counties [...]

By |2024-01-12T14:45:15+00:00January 12th, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Planning in Cambridgeshire – updated January 2024

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority is made up of eight founding members across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. In 2016, all eight organisations agreed to pursue the devolution deal made with Central Government and the first official meeting of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority took place in March 2017.  The Authority have prepared a [...]

By |2024-01-09T15:12:16+00:00January 9th, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Planning in Bedfordshire – updated December 2023

Woburn Abbey has been the family home of the Earls and Dukes of Bedford for nearly 400 years. Planning in Bedfordshire is administered by three unitary authorities: Borough of Bedford, Central Bedfordshire and Borough of Luton, after Bedfordshire County Council was abolished in 2009. The current Strategic Planning position in Bedfordshire is as follows: Bedford Borough The Local Plan 2030 was adopted [...]

By |2023-12-29T14:35:13+00:00December 29th, 2023|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

2023 Planning News Update – Q4

As we review the progress of Q4 2023 and look forward to 2024,  we are pleased to share a collection of local and national planning updates and developments. Discover the details in our quarterly update below: National Planning The Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill received Royal Assent in October 2023 and changed into the [...]

By |2023-12-21T14:18:34+00:00December 21st, 2023|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Planning in Northamptonshire – updated December 2023

In April 2021 the eight existing councils in Northamptonshire were abolished and replaced by the two new councils of North Northamptonshire and West Northamptonshire. This means that Planning in Northamptonshire is now handled by the two new unitary authorities: West Northamptonshire serves the areas of Daventry District, Northampton and South Northants, and; North Northamptonshire [...]

By |2023-12-13T16:13:18+00:00December 13th, 2023|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Looking forward to 2024

As we look forward to 2024, there is an abundance of opportunities and anticipation in the air.  With continued growth in the UK Economy is the past 12 months, in excess of previous estimates, together with a fall in inflation, we can look forward to 2024 and beyond with continued growth forecast over the [...]

By |2023-11-24T15:34:12+00:00November 24th, 2023|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

2023 Planning News Update – Q3

As we step into the final quarter of 2023, the local and national planning arena has been abuzz with constant change and exciting updates during Q3. Please read some of the latest news in our quarterly update below: National Planning The Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill had its final reading in the House of [...]

By |2023-10-05T15:59:52+01:00October 5th, 2023|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments
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