Skip to main content
Home / News and Insights / Press / Legal landscape: planning for the future is no stellar act
09 November 2020

Legal landscape: planning for the future is no stellar act

There is no doubt that the planning system is in need of reform. The planning white paper looks to front-load the system, putting ‘new emphasis on engagement at the plan-making stage’. This will, in turn, ‘streamline the opportunity for consultation at the planning application stage’ – government-speak which translates as ‘applications made in accordance with the local plan will be automatically granted’. Despite this being a laudable approach, it is not without some flaws.

Ben Arrowsmith, Associate in our infrastructure planning team discusses this in an article for The Planner.

The full article is available, here.

Related Articles

Our Offices

London
One Bartholomew Close
London
EC1A 7BL

Cambridge
50/60 Station Road
Cambridge
CB1 2JH

Reading
The Anchorage, 34 Bridge Street
Reading RG1 2LU

Southampton
Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Square
Southampton SO15 2BE

 

Reading
The Anchorage, 34 Bridge Street
Reading RG1 2LU

Southampton
Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Square
Southampton SO15 2BE

  • Pay my invoice
  • Lexcel
  • CYBER ESSENTIALS PLUS

© BDB Pitmans 2020. One Bartholomew Close, London EC1A 7BL - T +44 (0)345 222 9222