Lack of valued landscape no bar to refusal of planning permission
In a sweeping success for Charnwood Borough Council, a planning Inspector has upheld their refusal of planning permission on all grounds for a 66-unit scheme in the rural Leicestershire village....
Secretary of State confirms that town centres are the first port of call for main town centre uses
The Secretary of State has agreed with the recommendation of his Inspector to refuse permission for an over 50,000 square metres retail led expansion to an out-of-town shopping centre known....
Is housing allocation “within the ambit” of article 8?
Matt Hutchings QC concludes that the jury is still out on this question, which may well need to be decided in the not too distant future.
Why does it matter?
The Editor speaks
Things are changing, both with regard to this Newsletter and (possibly) the wider social housing world. In respect of the former, one has become two and Tara has been....