Right Houses Right Places

Government must act to get righthouses in the right places There is capacity for at least 1,000,000 homes on brownfield sites that had been identified by councils. By Trinley Walker and Matt Thomson Government figures released yesterday showed that, despite a small increase, rates of house building are continuing to fall considerably short of what’s needed. Statistics on the … Continue reading Right Houses Right Places

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Councils failing to protect countryside in growth plans

  CPRE research finds Green Belt and AONB at risk from local authority growth ambitions The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) today shows that councils are failing to apply planning guidance that is designed to protect precious countryside. Councils are expected by Government to establish and have a plan to meet an 'Objectively Assessed … Continue reading Councils failing to protect countryside in growth plans