Bidwells’ Planner Mike Jones, shares his thoughts on updated National Planning Policy and what this means for development and decision making.
With recent shifts in NPPF legislation, is now the time to hop onboard the community-led development train? This blog explores how community-led development could offer part of the solution to the housing crisis through meeting the needs of the communities, not the market.
I’m currently in the second year of the RTPI Degree Apprenticeship programme, studying an MSc in Spatial Planning one day a week at University College London (UCL). On the other four days, I work in the Bidwells London Planning Team. Now over a year into the Master’s, I’ve taken some time to reflect on this (relatively new) route to becoming a Chartered Planner and I hope that by sharing my experiences so far, I can advocate for the Degree Apprenticeship as a great basis for a career in planning!
Planning Partner and Lead on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, Rob Hopwood, comments on the planning system and its effect on Cambridge's development. This piece was first seen in React News.
Wellbeing is now firmly on the national agenda and as the UK’s elderly population is projected to reach 15.1 million with 22% over 65 by 2030, alongside this edition of Local Plan Watch, Harriet Wooler and Steven Butler look at how senior living is being planned for across our patch.
With demand for laboratory space at a premium and science and technology firms often outgrowing premises, what must landlords – and their surveyors – consider when deciding to retain or reinstate?
This highly practical webinar held in partnership with Farmers’ Weekly magazine examines the central question being asked by farmers and landowners across England.
We’re partnering with Farmers Weekly and Davies and Partners Solicitors to bring you a free webinar which will provide essential updates on the current policy and opportunities in renewable energy, specifically for farmers and landowners.
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