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  • 26 Nov
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    Please Sir, can we have some more… housing

    Published alongside the Autumn Budget late last month, the findings of Sir Oliver Letwin’s review into the root causes of England’s low ‘build out’ rates have been eagerly awaited by the planning and development industry.

    The review, announced by last year’s autumn budget, has identified what Sir Oliver considers to be the main roadblocks to faster housing delivery, and suggests a number of changes should be made to the way in which the large house builders, planning profession and wider process of land valuation operate.

  • 12 Feb
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    Welsh Housing: New TAN1 guidance published

    Earlier this week it was announced that the new Technical Advice Note 1 has been formally adopted by the Welsh Assembly Government.  The document, which sets out the rules and requirements for preparing Joint Housing Land Availability Studies (JHLAS), aims to ensure that sufficient land is available to provide for appropriate levels of housing development across Wales.  The new TAN1 document, which has been prepared 9 years after the release of the initial TAN1 guidance, includes a number of critical changes. 

    Having reported on the consultation in December, we now provide a further update by examining some of the impacts of the document. 


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