One of the most common questions that land owners raise is how much their site is likely to be worth with planning permission. Answering that question isn’t as simple as it might seem. In this post, we explain how you to go about working out a site’s value.
Planning applications for residential development are often justified by saying that the council doesn’t have a “five year supply of housing land.” But what does that mean exactly? And why is it so critical? This post explains.
‘Sustainable development’ is described as the ‘golden thread’ running through planning policy in England. The planning system is based on the presumption that development which is sustainable should be allowed to take place. But what exactly is sustainable development? This blog explains.
The process of preparing a new Local Plan can seem complicated and confusing even to some development professionals. The Local Plan diagrams that you often find on council’s websites don’t usually help much either. Our infographic strips away the abbreviations and legal terminology and shows the process is actually quite straightforward.