Plans for 225 new homes as well as a care home on a greenfield site in Hampshire by the developer Hallam Land Management, have been dismissed by Sajid Javid, the Communities Secretary, as a result of the environmental and social risks.
This is despite Eastleigh District Council blocking the scheme, being unable to demonstrate a five-year housing land supply.
The government have formally stated that they are in support of the third runway at Heathrow airport being developed.
They government have stated they are in support of the first new full length runway in south-east England due to the £61bn boost to the UK economy it will bring. Having said that, Heathrow faces the potential of a list of legal challenges to its airport capacity decision. Zac Goldsmith, a Conservative MP, has already resigned over the issue.
It has been decided by the Communities Secretary to allow the Wymondham development appeal, due to the economic and social benefits overshadowing the opposing impacts.
Funded by 390 new homes, a rugby club in Norfolk is proposing to move from its current home in Wymondham, to a purpose-built complex. Sajid Javid, the Communities Secretary, is in support of some earmarked for the club’s existing site.
MP’s have asked the planning minister to explain how the latest administration proposes to reform the legislative and local plan making process.
The chair on the Commons Communities and Local Government Committee, Clive Betts, has cornered Gavin Barwell (the new planning minister) regarding the new administration’s legislative and local plan reform proposals.
A 550 home development at Ingleby Barwick has been allowed outline proposals after the government reconsidered the appeal decision.
The leader of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council (Bob Cook), has badly responded to Greg Clark’s choice to give consent an appeal over outline proposals by the developer Tiviot Way Investments Ltd. this is for 550 new dwelling on an area of land located at Ingleby Barwick.
Ahead of general election purdah, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles confirmed important secondary legislation which introduces new permitted development rights from 15 April as well as newly consolidated Development Management Procedure Order. Pickles confirmed the Order in a written Commons statement (25 March).
This will simplify and streamline the planning application process for local planning authorities, applicants, and other users of the planning system.