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London – Zero Carbon Residential from October

Joseph Dean

The extent of changes in recent times to sustainability and energy policy in the UK is enough to baffle even the most acclaimed experts in the field and these changes are set to continue.

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The careful use of language and permitted development rights


In April 2016 the Government issued regulations which will grant a new permitted development right to allow light industrial (Class B1c) uses to be converted to residential (Class C3) without planning permission. The relevant statutory provisions are set out in Schedule 2, Part 3, Class PA of the General Permitted Development Order (GPDO).

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False Start for Starter Homes?

Anna Snow

What is the prognosis for Starter Homes now that affordable home ownership is shifting from the heart of Government housing policy?

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The National Audit Office (NAO) Report – ‘Disposal of public land for new homes: a progress report


In thinking through any gnarly planning challenge or strategy we always try and put ourselves in the position of the decision maker. Gavin Barwell, (the Minister for Housing and Planning and Minister for London) is a key strategic planning decision maker and my goodness does he have a lot on his plate.

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Iceni's Joe Dean takes a look at the continuing changes made to sustainability and energy policy
- Thursday Sep 29 - 2:30pm

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- Wednesday Sep 28 - 8:51am

‘Rebels day’ at Labour conference
- Wednesday Sep 28 - 5:02am

Iceni's, Kieron Hodgson looks at specific policy language used by Councils and the ramifications this may have
- Tuesday Sep 27 - 2:46pm

Boundary Review : Redrawing the Political Map
- Wednesday Sep 21 - 4:59am

English housing data could have underestimated delivery by up to 80,000 since 2010, reports @FinancialTimes #housing
- Monday Sep 19 - 8:24am

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