development

Boyer achieves Planning Consent for 227 New Homes in Basingstoke

National planning consultancy Boyer (part of Leaders Romans Group ) has secured a reserved matters planning consent on behalf of Bloor Homes at Basingstoke Golf Course. The application was approved by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council on 3 November 2021. Of the new 227 homes, 91 are dedicated affordable housing.

The reserved matters planning consent follows the Planning...

Carter Jonas Comments on the Introduction of Biodiversity Net Gain

On Wednesday 9 November, the Environment Bill passed into law, creating a statutory requirement that new development achieves a minimum 10% biodiversity net gain (BNG).

Kieron Gregson, Associate Partner and Mark Russell, Partner and Natural Capital Lead at national property consultancy Carter Jonas, comment on the change and its impact on planning and development.

“The...

planning, development, land, carter jonas

Carter Jonas’s Live Local Plan Monitor Achieves Coverage Across England and Wales

Carter Jonas's interactive Live Local Plan Monitor has been enhanced and now covers England and Wales. The national property consultancy launched the first phase of its Live Local Plan Monitor in autumn last year.

The web-based resource analyses adopted local plans, emerging plans, consultations and housing land supply and provides an up-to-date snapshot of local strategic planning,...

developers, housing, property

Post-pandemic property market slump presents opportunities for smaller developers

‘Build, build, build’ is the Prime Minister’s message as we lift from lockdown and focus on getting the economy moving. Infrastructure and construction are the key to getting the country on track and preventing a worse recession than the country is already expecting. However, the focus of the government has been on larger construction companies and projects, with little emphasis on the...