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Our expertise in the South East, combined with our knowledge of the local market and rural economy, enables us to generate informative news and articles. Areas of interest include property and land, price trends, forecasts and legislation.

Below are links to some recent articles:

Planning Conditions – Changes in Legislation

New legislation comes in to force on 1st October 2018 which prevents Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) from imposing pre-commencement conditions to planning permissions without the written agreement of the applicant. […]

Garden Towns Prospectus

Garden Town Developments update – released 16/8/18 Following the introduction of regulations to allow Councils to establish garden town development corporations last month, the long awaited Garden Towns Prospectus has […]

Planning Applications

The primary method of securing planning permission requires the submission of a Planning Application to the Local Planning Authority. The level of work required to prepare an application varies dependent […]

Planning appraisals – what to consider

Our planning appraisals are well researched and prepared and comprise the following: Site visit to view both the site and understand its context Review of planning history Identification of existing […]

Planning Appraisals

Planning appraisals are an important stage in the delivery of a successful development scheme. A planning appraisal sets out the planning background to a site and identifies all opportunities and […]

Environmental Impact Assessment and Agriculture

An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is the assessment of the environmental consequences of a proposed development project. It ensures that the environmental effects of a project are taken into account […]

Housing Delivery

Over the years, much Government effort has gone into trying to speed up the planning process and make it more efficient with one aim in mind – building more homes. […]

The Housing Crisis

The Housing Crisis in the UK looks likely to continue its dominance of headlines this year. The planning system is often blamed for delaying housebuilding which has contributed to spiralling […]

National Planning Policy Framework

A revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published for consultation on 5th March 2018 as part of a package of planning reform measures. Launched by the Prime Minister and […]

Garden Shed Conversion

Can you make an income from your garden shed? With the trend increasing for quirky holiday retreats have you considered the possibility of converting your outbuildings and entering the hospitality […]

Unwanted Garden Land

Releasing value from unwanted garden land can be a great way to generate funds to pay off your current mortgage or boost your pension pot. With greater life expectancy and […]

Environmental Impact Assessment

Environmental Impact Assessment is an integral part of the planning system. The EIA process allows for the environmental effects of certain development projects to be understood and mitigated as part […]

The Planning System

The housing shortage in the UK looks likely to continue its dominance of headlines this year. The planning system is often blamed for delaying house building which has contributed to […]