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.
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; […]
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 […]
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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.
HJA demonstrated the substantial over supply of employment land in both the county of Bridgend and the wider sub-region
The Inspector agreed with the arguments of HJA that the Council had substantially under provided housing within its revised policies.