The ten councils who make up Greater Manchester are in the process of preparing a new Spatial Framework to guide development in the region until 2035. The plan will identify both the amount of employment space and the number of new homes that will be needed over the next 20 years. The most controversial part […]
A crucial role for councils is to identify enough land to deliver the number of new homes they need. That is done as part of the Local Plan process. This post explains exactly how councils choose which sites should be developed.
Securing planning permission is generally about the right site in the right location but get the timing wrong and prospects can be ruined. In this post, Hourigan Connolly explain some of the issues you may encounter and the significant impact they might have on your chances of success.