Indigo officially opens new office in Birmingham

Indigo, RTPI Planning Consultancy of the Year 2017, has announced the opening of its latest office in Birmingham. Indigo is one of the UK’s largest independent planning companies. The Birmingham team, which includes Simon Neate, Director, and Associate Directors Guy Maxfield and Ben Frodsham, is in place and already working on a range of projects More...

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By Editor On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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When it comes to the home, size does matter…

Struggling to find the house of your dreams, in a neighbourhood you love, at a price you can afford? Extending your home may be the answer; 75% of all residential applications in England were approved in 2016, More...

By Editor On Monday, July 3rd, 2017
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‘Rights of Way’ and ‘Restrictive Covenants’ two of the top issues for developers

Developers have been warned of the importance of ascertaining the details of rights of way and covenants before purchasing land for redevelopment.  Speaking at the recent “Real Estate Development – Buyer Beware” More...

By Editor On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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Glasgow development called into question

Architects behind a controversial plan to build 98 modern flats in one of Glasgow’s most prestigious conservation areas are being investigated over complaints they acted unethically by encouraging staff to lodge More...

By Editor On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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First areas to push for faster brownfield land development

Pioneering councils are to help lead the way in bringing forward derelict and underused land for new homes, Communities Secretary Greg Clark has announced. 73 councils across England will pilot one of the new brownfield More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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First wave of Starter Homes to begin with £8m government funding

Councils across England will share £8 million as a wave of successful bids paves the way for the first Starter Homes. The funding will help get shovels in the ground on 27 Starter Home sites across the country. The funding More...

By Editor On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Curo developing largest HA scheme in UK

Curo is developing what is thought to be the largest commercial scheme in the UK being led by a housing association.  The Bath-based social housing and support organisation plans 700 new homes, and the regeneration More...

By Editor On Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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Simplified planning to speed up delivery of new homes

New measures to speed up the delivery of homes by cutting down unnecessary planning processes. New measures will speed up the delivery of homes by cutting down unnecessary planning processes and providing more More...

By Editor On Monday, November 25th, 2013
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BPF launches business neighbourhood planning website

The British Property Federation will today launch a website to support business involvement in the neighbourhood planning process. The website provides a comprehensive resource for those businesses keen to engage More...

By Editor On Friday, November 15th, 2013
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Don’t lose your way with incorrect mapping

The face of Britain changes every day and Ordnance Survey, which records up to 10,000 daily changes, is advising clients of land and property professionals and the professionals themselves to check the mapping data More...