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Legal and Planning Experts Share How to Deal With Judicial Review

Judicial Review is a legal process which allows a claimant to challenge a planning decision, which if upheld requires the planning body to consider the objections raised. For developers and planners Judicial Review can be a substantial risk to projects and the risk of judicial review can potentially become a funding limitation. Chris Gwynn, Lead […]

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Accessing the Government’s £22bn R&D Pot

Recoup Capital is offering the property community the opportunity to gain financial assistance through tax rebates on problem-solving work done within development projects. In the UK, companies can claim tax relief for research and development activities, which includes many of the activities carried out as part of property development, consultancy and construction such as: Groundwork […]

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Council Plan Mass Transit System Unlocking Major Development Projects

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is planning a mass transit system along the A30 as they look to utilise infrastructure to unlock multiple development projects near Junction 7 of the M3. The Council is planning to draw up a “proactive strategic vision” that will focus heavily on infrastructure needs to ensure the major development ambitions […]

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Northern Powerhouse Rail Is Vital To The North’s Continued Recovery

Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) is more important than ever as the North seeks to regrow its economy following the coronavirus pandemic – that was the message at Built Environment Networking’s Sheffield City Region Development Conference. NPR’s ambitious rail upgrades programme will feature electrifications, new lines and improve capacity and connectivity across the North.

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Heritage & Regeneration – Balancing Renewal with Sense of Place

Latest announcements from Government describing the reform of the planning system in England, designed to boost the provision of housing, will come into force in the Autumn of this year. AB Heritage looks at some of the issues that developers and other stakeholders should consider when factoring in heritage works as part of urban regeneration […]

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