Happy New Year from all at NJL! As we return from our festive break, we take a sneak peek into the new year ahead and pick out some of the key things to look out for in 2019:
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According to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) 2018, development in the Green Belt is inappropriate except in very special circumstances (paragraph 143).
Very special circumstances will not exist unless the potential harm to the Green Belt, and any other harm, is clearly outweighed by other considerations.
Blog written by Nick Pleasant, Associate Director
In early 2017 I – optimistically perhaps – suggested 2017 could be the year of meaningful Local Plan progress (see Housing White Paper requirements and MHCLG intervention(s)). But have we seen real or sufficient progress?
NJL is thrilled to confirm Idle Hands (an independent Manchester coffee shop) has opened in its permanent home in Manchester city centre. Their shop is located at Dale House (on the junction of Dale Street and Tariff Street) in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.
With the release of the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) during what is turning out to be one of the hottest summers on record, much attention has turned toward how planning policy is guiding the adaption of cities to the challenges posed by climate change. This has been stoked by the publication last week of the Environmental Audit Committee’s (EAC) report setting out the risks posed to UK cities by the increasing regularity of extreme and unpredictable weather events.
March 2018 marked the Government’s launch of the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and the Draft Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) consultation. This follows on from the Housing White Paper and Planning for The Right Homes in the Right Place Consultation; both of which provided initial proposals to amend the existing policy following a consecutive 6 years of no changes in the NPFF.
The documents were published alongside statements by Theresa May and Sajid Javed focussing on the need for housing delivery. With housing firmly at the forefront of the government’s agenda, we explore the key policy changes that will affect residential development. Access to the published documents is available here.