Search Result: Planning Policy

The Potential Role of LEPs in the Planning Process

HJA worked with Plymouth University to help the RTPI in the South West to understand the developing role of their six regional LEPs in the face of a rapidly developing national policy and institutional landscape.


Employment Land Crisis

There is ongoing concern that the UK is facing and fuelling a significant shortage of employment land. There looks to be broad consensus that the challenges are complex, including the overwhelming focus on housing which permeates the whole system; rapidly changing occupier needs and therefore the suitability of existing sites; a lack of supporting infrastructure; […]


Economic Development Horizon Scanner – Q2 2018

Theresa May’s Government is setting about changing the course of planning policy in England, breaking from the key tenets of the Cameron-Osborne era. The release of a draft revised National Planning Policy Framework provides a strong indication of this new direction of travel. Elsewhere, many parts of the UK, and the economy, took a battering […]


Greater Exeter Economic Development Needs Assessment

HJA delivered an Economic Development Needs Assessment to inform the Greater Exeter District Authorities’ planning strategy.


Functional Economic Market Area Assessment for Swindon and Wiltshire

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HJA is delivering a FEMA assessment on behalf of Wiltshire and Swindon Councils that will inform future economic and planning strategy.


Employment and Economic Aspects of the Local Plan for Epping Forest District

Our work is leading to well evidenced and robust economic and employment policies in the Local Plan.


Pyle and Brackla, Bridgend: Making the Case for Residential Allocation of Employment Sites

HJA demonstrated the substantial over supply of employment land in both the county of Bridgend and the wider sub-region


Long Ashton: Supporting Site Promotion for Residential Development

The Inspector agreed with the arguments of HJA that the Council had substantially under provided housing within its revised policies.

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