When talking about development, we often use terms like brownfield, greenfield and Green Belt to describe sites. Yet their meaning - at least in a planning sense - might not be as straightforward as it appears.
There's a lot to think about when you're trying to decide if your site has development potential - but here are three simple checks that will help you decide whether your site is worth investigating further.
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?
'Sustainable development' is described as the 'golden thread' running through planning policy in England. Development which is sustainable is presumed to be acceptable - but what exactly does that mean?