Planning Wait Hits SME House Builders

Apex SME House Builders

With outline planning permission now taking around 12 months, the number of housing developments by small and medium-sized (SME) house builders is dropping at an alarming rate… SME House Builders A study that shows the waiting time for outline planning permission has almost quadrupled in the past 30 years, also reveals that small to medium-sized…

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A Matter of Principle – the truth behind the New Planning and Housing Bill

Planning and Housing Bill

A recent article in The Telegraph claims that rural campaigners fear that inappropriate developments will be forced upon communities thanks to the new Planning and Housing Bill. It states that automatic planning permission (‘planning in principle’) will be given to tens of thousands of new homes in Greenfield areas, and suggests that ministers have allowed…

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