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5 ways the new NPPF could help you get planning permission for homes

The new National Planning Policy Framework – known as the NPPF – which was published in June 2018, is the starting point for how every local plan should be written and every planning decision made. The changes that have been introduced from the original 2012 version are in large part aimed at ensuring more new […]
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4 reasons the Local Plan process is failing to solve the housing crisis

The government introduced the National Planning Policy Framework in 2012. One of its key objectives was to address the housing crisis by significantly boosting the supply of new homes. Every year since then, property consultancy Savills has produced a report looking at how councils are performing. Their latest review doesn’t paint a pretty picture. Here […]
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