Planning in Northamptonshire – updated May 2024

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 |2024-05-31T17:21:37+01:00May 31st, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Planning in Suffolk – updated May 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 |2024-05-24T14:32:37+01:00May 24th, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Central Bedfordshire Local Plan Review progress – May 2024

Central Bedfordshire are progressing a Full Local Plan Review in accordance with the revised Local Development Scheme (LDS)  under the new legislation.  The LDS sets out the high-level timeframe for the development of an updated Local Plan. At a recent launch event the Council shared the following key milestones: Informal/non-statutory engagement and evidence review:  [...]

By |2024-05-16T16:46:03+01:00May 16th, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Planning in Hertfordshire – updated May 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 |2024-05-10T15:20:41+01:00May 10th, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|1 Comment

Planning in Buckinghamshire – updated May 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 [...]

By |2024-05-03T15:21:41+01:00May 3rd, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

2024 Planning News Update – Q1

In Q1 2024 there have been further local and national planning updates and developments. Discover the details in our quarterly update below: National Planning Although certain provisions of the Levelling-up and Regeneration Act 2023 (LURA) came into effect in December 2023 and January 2024, there remains a significant amount that necessitates statutory legislation and [...]

By |2024-04-10T16:38:56+01:00April 9th, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Planning in Cambridgeshire – updated April 2024

On 3 March 2017, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority was established as a Mayoral Combined Authority for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area. The Combined Authority works with the local councils, the Business Board (Local Enterprise Partnership), local public services, Government departments and agencies, universities and businesses to grow the local and national economy. Local government is [...]

By |2024-04-05T15:52:03+01:00April 5th, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Chilterns Beechwoods SAC Mitigation – updated April 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 [...]

By |2024-04-11T15:49:09+01:00April 4th, 2024|NEWS UPDATES|0 Comments

Planning in Bedfordshire – updated March 2024

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 |2024-03-15T17:05:54+00:00March 15th, 2024|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
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