• 02 Jul
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    Monthly Round Up


    May and June 2021 marked a further return to ‘normality’ with further Covid-19 restrictions easing across the Country. City centre’s are returning to their pre-pandemic vibrancy and the diaries are becoming more and more full with meetings, events and other social activities.  The NJL team are now back working in the office throughout the week and look forward to catching up with people from the industry over the summer months. 

    Across May and June, NJL has seen a busy and prosperous period with various project successes and planning committee dates, new instructions, new appointments and promotions. You can read a round up of our activities last month here.


  • 26 May
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    Design Matters: Looking at what the National Model Design Code means for developers


    Following consultation held earlier this year on a draft national design code and proposed amendments to the NPPF, it is clear that the government are now placing a greater emphasis on new development securing quality design and placemaking. This has been followed by last week’s announcement of a pilot scheme under which 14 local planning authorities will receive £50,000 each to prepare their own local design codes based upon the design principles set out within the National Model Design Code (NMDC).

  • 12 May

    NJL Consulting secures Green Belt approval


    NJL Consulting has secured planning permission for two high quality new homes in the Leeds Green Belt.

  • 23 Feb

    NJL Submits Application for New Homes at Vale Drive, Oldham

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    Working with First Choice Homes Oldham, NJL are pleased to have submitted a full planning application for 88 dwellings at Vale Drive, Oldham.

  • 22 Jan

    NJL submits application for 108 dwellings in Bolton


    NJL has submitted a full planning application on behalf of Northstone for a residential development of 108 dwellings at Garnet Fold, Bolton. The site includes several historic coal mines and so the proposed development includes a robust remediation strategy and sympathetic layout to enable this allocated housing site to come forwards to contribute towards Bolton’s housing land supply.

  • 04 Dec
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    Green Belt Update - Case Study on Very Special Circumstances

    NJL consulting have just secured a significant new consent for a private client. This is for 3 new build houses and conversion of old barns for further residential development. This particular case, in Cheshire Green Belt is very significant for a few reasons.

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