Planning Ahead – December 2018

This month: Raynsford Review, understanding councillors, super-prime market steadies, Castlepoint crisis and new homes growth slow.

Raynsford reins in ‘patchwork’ planning system
There is a ‘chaotic patchwork’ of different planning responsibilities in the country, the long-awaited Raynsford Review of the planning system warned… Read more

STOP PRESS: First council intervention now on the cards…
Castle Point council this week voted its draft local plan down. As the council is on the Secretary of State’s ‘naughty list’ it looks likely… Read more

Understanding councillors
We have all at some point come out of a planning committee wondering what had just happened… Read more

Growth in new homes slows as Local Plan deadline looms
The growth in the number of new homes in England has slowed significantly despite more than 222,000 homes being built in England last year… Read more

Pent-up demand for penthouses?
The super-prime market is rarely affected by the vagaries of the general housing market, but it is a very good guide to confidence in the economy… Read more

Local Plan updates
Chelgate Local brings you Local Plan updates for Aylesbury Vale, Basildon, Brentwood, Central Beds, Chelmsford, Chiltern and South Bucks, Dacorum, East Herts, Epping, Epsom and Ewell, Harlow, Medway, Milton Keynes, Mole Valley and many more…

Chelgate Local invites you to our January Breakfast Briefing in Maidstone, Kent
Our breakfast briefing in January is on the impact of an ageing population on housing provision. We have a keynote speaker from MHCLG to explain the new guidance and policies the ministry is due to publish later in December.

You will also hear from planning consultants, local politicians and developers on their views about housing provision and the impact of an increasingly ageing population.

Come along on 22nd January, 8-10am at the Macure Maidstone Great Dane Hotel.

Click here to register.