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 […]
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.
How do you know if your site is suitable for a new housing development? There’s clearly a lot to consider, but there are three simple checks you can make that will help you decide whether it might be possible.