Planning News and views

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May 18

‘Radical reform’ of building regulatory system needed, finds Dame Judith Hackitt

New regulatory framework for higher-risk residential buildings is required to improve building safety and ensure that residents are safe. Issued for...
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May 18

In The Money: £162,500 profit from each buy to let over 25 years

Time to put the gloom and doom about buy to let to one side - a new analysis shows that...
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May 18

Third of British homeowners priced out of their own property

More than one in three UK homeowners wouldn’t be able to afford their home if it were listed on the...
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Apr 18

One in three UK millennials will never own a home – report

Thinktank predicts half will be renting in their 40s and a third ‘by time they claim pensions’ One in three...
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Apr 18

Housing Land Supply – the future

The Government recently published its proposed changes to the NPPF as part of its latest attempts to ‘get Britain building’...
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Mar 18

Housing Minister announces homes boost for rural families

Rural communities will be given more options to convert agricultural buildings into family homes. Rural communities will be given more options...
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Mar 18

Why we should celebrate housebuilders

Everyone loves to bash the big housebuilders. The most common accusation is that they are 'land banking' - the practice...
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Mar 18

What you need to know about the new draft NPPF

On Monday the Government published its latest draft measures for planning reform. The proposals maintain the Government’s determination to deliver...
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Mar 18

Snowday2018

http:// Please bear with us while we get over this icy patch..... Due to the adverse weather conditions the @intel_land...
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Feb 18

It’s official: Minister approves plans to merge Dorset councils into two authorities

THE Government has approved plans to cut the number of councils in Dorset from nine to two. The Future Dorset/Local...
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Feb 18

New money to build homes stalled by planning

Housing Minister announces new funding to help speed up planning decisions and help deliver, quality new homes. New funding to help...
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Feb 18

First-time buyers ‘at 11-year high’

More first-time buyers took out mortgages in 2017 than in any year since the financial crisis. There were 365,000 first-time...
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Feb 18

Developers leave 420,000 homes with planning permission unbuilt, new figures show

The number of homes that have not been built despite receiving planning permission has soared in the last year, new...
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Feb 18

Ombudsman abandons housing market

One of several organisations that resolves disputes in the property market has announced it is going to withdraw from the...
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Feb 18

Inheritance tax gifting limit may be lifted for parents helping children buy property

Parents and grandparents who want to help younger generations on to the property ladder could receive a tax break after the...
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Jan 18

Greedy house developers face losing right to build

A review into land-banking is expected to recommend “use it or lose it” planning permissions in the spring. Full article...
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Jan 18

Commons debate on amendments to the CIL regulations.

Commons debate to consider the draft Community Infrastructure Levy (Amendment) Regulations 2018 Parliament Live TV
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Jan 18

Date set for 20% planning fee increase

A letter from the Department for Communities and Local Government’s chief planner reveals that a 20 per cent increase in...
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Jan 18

Who is the new housing minister Dominic Raab?

  Dominic Raab is the fourth housing minister in three years.  He is also 'very vocal against building on the green...
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Jan 18

Biggest house price rises for 2017 revealed

Bournemouth comes in 2nd place with prices climbing by 11.7%   BBC News - full article
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Nov 17

Another Housing Land Supply success for Intelligent Land

#Housinglandsupply #housing #planning #chichester
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Nov 17

How much of Dorset is built on?

Some interesting statistics showing how land is used in our local authority areas
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Nov 17

December 16 Written Ministerial Statement ambiguity abounds

In December 2016 the then Minister of State, the Rt Hon Gavin Barwell issued a Written Ministerial Statement (WMS) on the topic...
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Oct 17

House Prices: Have they actually gone up in your Neighbourhood?

House prices in more than half of neighbourhoods in England and Wales are still lower in real terms than a...
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Sep 17

Bournemouth Council review of Local Plan

Bournemouth Borough Council has started a review of its Local Plan with formal Regulation 18 stage commencing 15 September. Consultation...
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Sep 17

Planning permission obtained for Green Belt Methodist Chapel conversion

10.09.2017 Intelligent Land has obtained planning permission for the Methodist Chapel at Broomhill in the Green Belt to be converted...
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Aug 17

Test Valley Borough Council call for sites

  Test Valley Borough Council has launched a call for sites to inform the preparation of the Strategic Housing and...
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Jul 17

Chichester District Announce Review of Local Plan

    20.07.2017 Chichester District have embarked on a review of their Local Plan adopted July 2015. The examining Inspector...
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Jul 17

Future Dorset plan to cut Dorset’s councils to two gets Secretary of State’s approval

  07.07.2017 Sajid Javid, Communities secretary, announced in a speech to the Local Government Association that there needed to be...
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Jun 17

Intelligent Land’s Summer Event at Deans Court in Wimborne

29.06.2017 Intelligent Land’s summer event at the historic Deans Court in Wimborne was a soaring success. With standing room only...
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May 17

Supreme Court take the ‘narrow’ view on relevant NPPF housing policies

 12.05.2017   The much awaited Supreme Court judgement on the application and meaning of NPPF paragraphs 14 and 49 was...
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May 17

New Forest DC issue open letter to strategic site promoters with deadline for information

04.05.2017 New Forest District Council have issued a second  open letter to site promoters of potential strategic sites regarding four matters important...
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Apr 17

Hampshire Chronicle reports potential delay to Whiteley days after appeal decision finds in favour of Council’s land supply position.

28.04.2017 Two conjoined appeal decisions at Colden Common in Winchester District have been dismissed by a planning inspector. One of...
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Apr 17

Intelligent Land obtains planning permission for dwelling in Green Belt and Conservation Area

25.04.2017 Intelligent Land, acting for a local Client, has recently obtained planning permission for a dwelling in Colehill which lies...
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Apr 17

Welcome Jane Piper!

04.04.2017 We warmly welcome Jane Piper who joins us at Intelligent Land. With over 18 years of planning experience within both the public and...
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Mar 17

6,000 unit scheme submitted in Fareham

08.03.2017 6,000 unit scheme submitted in Fareham where as part of the team we submitted the site wide viability report.
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Mar 17

Interesting watching the supreme court in action earlier this week hearing the co-joined cases brought by Cheshire East and Suffolk Coastal

02.03.2017 Interesting watching the supreme court in action earlier this week hearing the co-joined cases brought by Cheshire East and...
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Mar 17

Planning application for the regeneration of an important site in the centre of Poole submitted this week for Hignell Baker Investments Ltd

Working with LMA Architects a sensitive solution to the former Dibbens site at the Lower end of High Street, Poole,...
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