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  • RCA Regeneration Succeeds at Planning Appeal for Bosbury

    We are delighted to announce that we have secured outline consent for 21 new homes in the village of Bosbury, Herefordshire. 

    Herefordshire Council had originally refused permission on the site due ...

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  • ‘Enabling Development’ – What is it?!

    Recently I have been dealing with more cases for 'Enabling Development', either where it has been enforced by a Local Planning Authority to try and restrict development on a site, or adopted by an applicant who is seeking to increase development ...

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  • Green Belt in the Midlands - 24 missed opportunities

    Following on from the Government’s Housing White Paper, I thought it would be interesting to look at the Green Belt around my stomping ground. There is a great deal of frustration on each side of the of the Green Belt ...

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  • 8th March, International Women’s Day – ‘How does that fit in with Planning?’ I hear you ask

     

    As with every aspect of life, Planning has as much to do with women as it does with, economics, the environment and building houses. According to a research paper written in 2009, by Gemma Burgess of Cambridge University, cities were being designed for ...

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  • Conservation Vs Energy efficiency: Debating Insulation

    The BBC recently reported the UK ‘must insulate 25 million homes’ to help cut carbon emissions by 80% by the mid-century. Additionally, the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) ...

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