Virtual Planning Committees – Legislation and Implications

We previously commented on the changes to the UK planning service and the key message from the Government’s Chief Planner, pressing for creative ways to continue the planning process to support the local economy. As the Coronavirus Act 2020 received Royal Ascent a few weeks ago, new ways to continue decision making within the Local […]

Read more

Northern Ballet: 50th Anniversary Gala

Impact Planning Services are proud to have sponsored two dancers at the Northern Ballet, Rachael Gillespie, a First Soloist and Ashley Dixon a Principal Soloist. Rachael began dancing at the Judith Hockaday School of Dance and Drama (Swindon) and Central School of Ballet. Rachael joined the Northern Ballet in 2007 and previously danced with Scottish […]

Read more

Need for Elected Member Training

by Robert Gillespie           Thoughts on the process involved in Planning Committees reaching decisions on planning applications. The need for elected member training I dread to count the number of planning committees which I have attended having witnessed what can only be described as “palm tree justice”.  Not all my clients’ […]

Read more

Reserved Matters at Linton, Cambridgeshire – Approved By Planning Committee

IPS were pleased to achieve reserved matters approval for a site at Bartlow Road, Linton earlier this month for our clients Abbey Developments Ltd. Image Credit – NC Architects The site was the subject of an extant outline planning permission for up to 55 dwellings granted in September 2017. Following this, a reserved matters application […]

Read more

top