A Warm Welcome to Jemma and Joel

IPS are pleased to welcome two new members of staff to our practice in Swindon.   Jemma Clark joins the team as a Planning Assistant following the completion of her studies at Queen’s University Belfast. She studied BSc Planning, Environment and development at undergraduate level, graduating in 2022 and continuing her studies in Belfast to […]

Revised NPPF Published – Implications for Onshore Wind

Following months of speculation, on the 5th September, in a statement released by Levelling Up Secretary; Michael Gove, immediate changes were confirmed to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). Of note are changes associated with onshore wind. Essentially, the government has lifted strict rules regarding new onshore wind projects (which were imposed in 2015 by […]

Wiltshire Local Plan Review Consultation

Wiltshire Council are currently preparing a new local plan to guide development across the borough until 2038. Once adopted, the plan will form part of the Development Plan for the district and will act as a critical tool in guiding decisions about individual development proposals, acting as the starting-point for considering whether applications can be […]