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Flora MacLeod, Associate, Planning discusses permitted development and what this means for London’s Central Activities Zone and office space across the city.
Hot on his heels of last week’s Queen’s Speech, the Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill was unveiled promising to deliver radical reform. Truth be told, the status quo is likely to continue for some time to come, says Planning Partner, Jonathan Bainbridge and his Bidwells colleagues, as they reveal the potential impacts of the Bill.
With yesterday’s State Opening of Parliament presenting 38 separate bills, it is possible to overlook key issues arising for planning. Jack Gandy, Senior Planner at Bidwells, has reviewed the latest announcements to help understand the Government’s intentions for the planning system, and found much reduced ambitions for reform.
Head of Milton Keynes, Holly Dawson, provides the insight behind the numbers following the release of Bidwells’ latest MK databook.
Across the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, East and South-Eastern region, Bidwells continues to see strong demand and increased competition for residential development sites. The unceasing demand for development land has driven strong growth in land values and high activity levels, with annual growth in greenfield land values at 8.8% for 2021.
Landowners may live with the consequences of their development decisions for years to come.
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