Planning

  • Northern councils outgunning Greater London

    Local authorities in the Northern Powerhouse region are delivering more planning decisions per capita than Greater London.
    6 months 2 weeks ago
  • Roads cash injection launches Lincolnshire Lakes development

    A new motorway junction funded via Highways England's Growth and Housing Fund will kickstart a major new garden city housing development in north Lincolnshire
    8 months 3 weeks ago
  • An artist's impression of the potash mine site.

    UK national park to host major new mining development

    Recent planning permissions given to the York Potash project are unique in their scale, complexity as well as their location within a national park, writes Jonathan Standen. The recent issuing of planning permission for a...
    9 months 1 week ago
  • Developers beware: river flows predicted to double

    Big changes are on the way for developers following publication of new guidance predicting river flows will double and sea levels will rise by over a metre, writes BWB Consulting service director Iqbal Rassool.
    1 year 1 month ago
  • UK airports: regions held back by south east delays

    Government's prevarication over airport capacity in the south east is hampering regional airport connectivity, according to MPs.
    1 year 1 month ago
  • 'England's Economic Heartland' latest to push for transport powers

    An alliance of eight English local authorities with a combined economy equal to Wales is applying for statutory transport status in the latest twist in the devolution agenda
    1 year 2 months ago
  • Striking a deal with conservationists

    Habitat Regulations can present one of the biggest challenges for an infrastructure planning application. Sheridan Treger and Paul Grace of law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner explain the lessons to be learned for promoters of major schemes.
    1 year 2 months ago
  • Learning from flood events

    As Liz Truss orders a National Flood Resilience Review, better connectivity between spatial planning, infrastructure and long term economic plans would help, says Steven Trewhella.
    1 year 4 months ago
  • Graham Hill, Arcadis

    Forth Road Bridge closures highlight ageing UK infrastructure issues

    Structural faults on the Forth Road Bridge will result in closures until early 2016 and are going to have a huge impact on the surrounding area, both socially and economically. Graham Hill says there are lessons here for all British cities.
    1 year 4 months ago
  • James Crawley, Arcadis

    HS2: Breathing new life into Yorkshire

    News this week that the proposed HS2 station for Leeds will be integrated within the city’s existing railway station, will be welcomed with open arms by many who live and work in Yorkshire.
    1 year 4 months ago

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