In Gosport, employment is a greater priority than new housing. Top down targets fail to allow for local needs.
Posts Tagged: Planning
The rest of our economy is shifting to greater sustainability. The system to provide places to live should do the same.
Planners and architects are contemptuous of public opinion. It is naive to assume otherwise.
New tower blocks being proposed in the capital seem designed to be as assertive and architecturally antisocial as possible.
If we listen to residents and provide good homes, then development can be popular.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
That means easing onerous planning restrictions and ending George Osborne’s misguided crackdown on buy-to-let landlords.
Gary Porter: The local elections weren’t just about Brexit. Hostility to new housing was a big factor.
The Government has committed to building 300,000 new homes by the mid-2020s. But we need to deliver this with public consent.
The long-awaited Liberal Democrat revival in their traditional strongholds finally transpired. But the independents also made big gains.
The local election aftermath. May and Corbyn are like two spooked children, drawing nearer for comfort as the thunder rages.
Will they now seek to appease turbulent voters by rushing her-deal-plus-the-Customs-Union through the Commons?
A deal has been agreed between West Sussex County Council and Gatwick Airport on improving community housing and infrastructure.
Brokenshire feels the dismissal of Scruton “could have been handled differently”. But the work to ensure new homes are attractive will continue.
Proper visual preference surveys would help ensure attractive, new buildings – which people actually like.
A Guardian author suggesting otherwise is wrong. The picture we get is of mostly stable land ownership.
We have embarked on our largest house-building project since the 1970s, by developing council-owned land.