Tag Archives: local authority
Affordable Housing Back to Basics: What do the new NPPF and Draft London Plan modifications mean for affordable housing?
Author: Charlotte Dyer, Of Counsel, Planning, Real Estate, London This blog post explores how the meaning of affordable housing has evolved following the publication of the revised National Planning Policy Framework (“NPPF”) on 24 July 2018 and the Draft New … Continue reading →
Author: Alex Rhodes, Senior Associate, Planning, London While this may feel like yet another winter with warmer than usual temperatures, the harsh reality is that not everyone will be celebrating the season of goodwill with a roof over their heads. It's … Continue reading →
Author: Michael Mendelblat, Professional Support Lawyer, Construction and Engineering, London In this post, we examine the Supreme Court decision in the case of Hastings Borough Council v Manolete Partners Plc on 27 July 2016. The court considered whether a local authority … Continue reading →
Two Planning articles: will Sadiq Khan’s “first dibs for Londoners” work? And should planning officers take the final decision on planning applications?
Author: Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning, Real Estate, London Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning in the London team at Herbert Smith Freehills has written two recent articles: in "First Dibs for Londoners", published in the Planner magazine, … Continue reading →