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With the autumn colours in full swing and winter just around the corner, we are delighted to announce several exciting changes afoot at Plainview Planning! Welcoming a new planning consultant to the team! First and foremost a warm welcome to … Continued

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What a year 2018 has been for the team at Plainview Planning! In the last 12 months we have worked on over 205 projects across 120 different authority areas, navigated the changes brought about by the revised NPPF, and enjoyed … Continued

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2018 is nearly over and what a year it has been for Plainview Planning. The team have been working on a wide range of projects including; urban and rural tourism schemes, strategic residential developments in Essex, changes of use and self-build … Continued

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Tuesday 24 July 2018 saw the publication of the Revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), six years on from its original release. Our review of the draft revisions back in March 2018 identified some potentially exciting changes for smaller landowners … Continued

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July is nearly over already and what a year it has been for Plainview Planning! With several exciting new projects on the horizon including pub redevelopments, self-build projects and a Paragraph 55 dwelling, along with some interesting rural tourism schemes, … Continued

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2018 has got off to a cracking start for Plainview Planning and we are delighted to be expanding the team once again, as we welcome Alexandra Eatough to our Cheltenham Office. With over 10 years’ consultancy experience, Alex has joined … Continued

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The government released the draft revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) on Monday 5th March. The last time there were proposed changes to the NPPF was back in 2015. Our review of these draft revisions have identified some … Continued

The publication of the housing white paper last February 2017 included a proposal to increase nationally set planning fees.  Provided local authorities commit to invest the additional fee income in their planning department, the paper confirmed that they would be … Continued

With the publication of the Housing White Paper in February 2017 it looked like last year was going to be the year of planning policy change.  Instead it became more the year of planning policy delays, which means 2018 is … Continued

Change is on the horizon for the world of planning, much of it geared towards house building. This will bring with it opportunities for landowners and developers, but also forward-thinking parish councils and local communities. These anticipated changes have kept … Continued