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.
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.
Land promotion is the catch-all phrase used to describe the various different ways in which planning permission can be secured. It also includes the eventual sale of the site to a suitable developer. This blog post explains exactly how land promotion works in more detail.