Recommendations from the Rosewell Review – how can planning appeal inquiries be made quicker and better?
Author: Lisa Bazalo, Associate (New Zealand), Planning, Real Estate, London A publication that has caught the attention of many in the industry this week is the government-commissioned ‘Independent Review of Planning Appeal Inquiries.’ The review, chaired by economist Bridget Rosewell … Continue reading
British Property Federation (BPF) director of strategy and external affairs, Ghislaine Halpenny, sits down with Matthew White, partner and head of UK planning, to discuss planning, its ever-changing nature and the direction it is taking. Also published on the BPF … Continue reading
Author: Charlotte Dyer, Of Counsel, Planning, Real Estate, London From 25 January 2019 (although see here for our commentary on the ambiguity surrounding the actual date), local planning authorities must use the new standard methodology for assessing housing need set … Continue reading
Author: Charlotte Dyer, Of Counsel, Planning, Real Estate, Herbert Smith Freehills This Thursday is 24 January 2019, a hotly anticipated date in the planning world because this is the date referred to in the revised National Planning Policy Framework (“NPPF”) … Continue reading
Proposed changes to permitted development rights and use classes – impact on developers and landlords
Authors: Fiona Sawyer, Professional Support Lawyer, Kate Wilson, Professional Support Lawyer and Frances Edwards, Senior Associate, Real Estate Two key themes of the Budget on 29 October 2018 were increasing the supply of housing and improving the health of high … Continue reading
Author: Fiona Sawyer, Professional Support Lawyer, Planning, London Viability is at the heart of the extent to which private developers can be expected to bridge the gap between demand for and supply of affordable housing. In April this year, in … Continue reading
This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Planning on 9 August 2018. Will the government’s new planning rulebook deliver on its promises? Robert Walton, barrister at Landmark Chambers, says the new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is a step in … Continue reading
The revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published on 24 July 2018. This post considers what difference it will make – in terms of the impact on developers, whether the government’s aims will be achieved and how soon its … Continue reading
In this podcast, Herbert Smith Freehills associate Martyn Jarvis explains the difference between dedication and adoption of a highway, what a duty of maintenance of a highway involves and what stopping up is.