• Issue 51

  • Oct 2019

The Source

Have a look at our October 2019 edition of The Source.

Welcome to the latest edition of “The Source” – prepared by the team at Gladman with the specific aim to inform you of current news and views in land & planning.

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Brownfield, Brownfield, Brownfield

Ester McVey MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning, has intervened in the preparation of the Broxtowe Local Plan issuing a letter after consideration of the Fact Check Inspector’s Report following the Examination.


The impact of a no-deal Brexit on the housing crisis

With the National Housing Federation reporting in late September that approximately 8.4 million people are living in unaffordable, insecure or unsuitable homes, it is more important than ever to assess the potential impact of a no-deal Brexit on the housebuilding sector.

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Secretary of State steps in on South Ox Local Plan

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick, has intervened late on to place a holding direction on the emerging South Oxfordshire Local Plan.

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A smarter approach to infrastructure planning

Planning plays a central role in co-ordinating the delivery of infrastructure to serve both new and existing development. In plan-making it identifies infrastructure needs and provides a strategic overview.

House on grass

Right to Build Day – 30th October 2019

Around 12,000 homes a year are delivered through self-build developments in England, just 7% of the total. This is a far smaller proportion of house construction than in most of Europe (over 50%) or the USA (around 45%).

National Design Guide

Government launches new National Design Guide

On 1st October the government released a replacement suite of planning practice guidance relating to design, as a key part of its attempts to encourage better quality development.