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Green Belt re-think needed say planners

Protecting the Green Belt is still a priority for the majority of British voters according a recent YouGov survey. However, according to a new report from planning firm Broadway Malyan, the next government will need to address the housing crisis … Continue reading

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Waterbeach development plans

Controversial plans for the development of two sites in South Cambridgeshire near the village of Waterbeach could see the construction of up to 20,000 new homes in the area. The Ministry of Defence owns a brownfield site at the former … Continue reading

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Government unveils ‘Right to Contest’ initiative to free up public sector land for housing developments

A scheme is to be launched which will enable people to challenge the government and local authorities to release land for housing and other construction projects. If members of the public feel that government-owned land could be put to better … Continue reading

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Regeneration: focusing on giving people a sense of pride

Regeneration should focus on people and giving them back their sense of pride, says Tony Pidgley, chairman of Berkeley Group. Speaking at Berkeley’s regeneration summit held in Kidbrooke Village, an ambitious regeneration scheme under construction in south east London, he … Continue reading

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