Planning news, views and insight – March 2019

Marching into Spring: Rosewell Review, focus on micro-homes, Housing Delivery Test, and importance of infrastructure

  • Rosewell ‘appeals’ for quicker decisions
    Time to determine planning appeals could be cut almost by half, a Government-commissioned review has found… Read more
  • Micro-housing under the microscope
    As Londoners spend almost a third of income on rent, and the number of homeowners under 45 falls by almost a million… Read more
  • Crunch time as over 100 councils fail Housing Delivery Test
    The results of the first MHCLG Housing Delivery Test – long touted as the mechanism that would hold councils to account for their failure… Read more
  • Is placemaking back on the agenda? 
    Quality design in all its facets and ‘place’ are key streams in the new revised NPPF, including a new chapter 12: “Achieving well-designed places”… 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…

March Breakfast Briefing in Herts on Infrastructure-led Growth

Our breakfast briefing in March is on ‘Infrastructure-led growth’ and will take a look at the key projects driving growth throughout the South East.

Keynote speakers will be joining us from MHCLGLichfields and local authorities in London and Hertfordshire to set out their views on how infrastructure should be delivered to help our new communities take shape.

Presentations will be followed by a panel discussion, and a full networking breakfast will be provided.

Join us on Wednesday 6th March, from 8:00am – 10:00am, at the De Vere Theobalds Estate in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. Click here to register.