5 Year Supply

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Botany Bay Redevelopment

by Paul Addison on September 7, 2018 No comments

Plans to redevelop Botany Bay have been approved by Chorley Council.

Separated by the Leeds to Liverpool canal, 4 individual applications for the 91 acre site are involved.

The company accountable for three of the applications, FI Real Estate Management, will be refurbishing a Victorian cotton mill that is located on the site into shops.

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The January Construction Growth Decline

by Paul Addison on March 22, 2018 No comments

In comparison to January 2017, a 10.6% decrease can be seen in the value of construction contracts granted in January 2018.

In January 2018, residential housing and infrastructure led the construction sector, per the Economic & Construction Market Review from industry analysts at Barbour ABI.

In January 65% of the value of construction was residential housing and infrastructure, with;

  • £1.9 billion – residential housing,
  • £1.7 billion – infrastructure.
Paul AddisonThe January Construction Growth Decline

Delivering Affordable Housing

by Paul Addison on March 13, 2018 No comments

Over the coming 2 decades, to deliver 40,000 affordable homes, 15 housing associations have revealed they will be joining forces with the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA).

Including £170 million worth of housing funds, the government has announced a devolution deal for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region in March 2017.

Comprising of both affordable and an assortment of incomes, the partnership between the housing associations (Homes for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough) and the combined authority are planning to build a varied tenancy of housing with the money.

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The Importance of a 5 Year Housing Supply

by Paul Addison on January 11, 2018 No comments

A surprisingly high amount of councils does not have a 5-year housing supply in the South East and East.

If a local authority cannot provide a 5-year housing supply, the presumption is in favour of any development applications, regardless if the land is green belt, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or even a National Park.

Put simply the benefit outweighs the harm caused by an under supply.

Paul AddisonThe Importance of a 5 Year Housing Supply

Due to local plan failure, Javid threatens intervention in 15 councils

by Paul Addison on November 28, 2017 No comments

Following missed deadlines and failed progress in producing a local plan, 15 local authorities have been served notice of government intervention.

The communities’ secretary Sajid Javid, has said in a letter that planning authorities are required to publish a Local Development Scheme under the Local Plan Act 2004, setting out when they expect to reach key milestones in the plan-making process, as well as a timetable for producing documents to maintain an up-to-date plan.

Paul AddisonDue to local plan failure, Javid threatens intervention in 15 councils