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The application of aerial drone surveys and the integration with 3D subsurface ground modelling can produce rapid, accurate, visual representations of topographic and subsurface ground conditions. Model outputs convey data more easily to stakeholders and development designers and reduce uncertainty and have the potential to increase development value as a result.
A recent Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) decision in the People Over Wind and Sweetman v Coillte Teoranta case (‘the POW case’) has caused a profound shift in how planning can now deal with any plan or project which could affect habitats protected by the European Union Habitats Directive.
The Government has announced that councils are to be given new powers to launch New Town Development Corporations, expected to be similar to those which built post-war towns like Milton Keynes.
The deputy director for Land and Housing Delivery at the MHCLG, John McManus, has highlighted the increasing contribution of New Settlements to rectifying the current housing crisis.