Jobs growth and co-located housing

The LDF plan to locate 2000 houses next to BT is (by implication from its alignment to the BT planning application) predicated on the creation of 2000 new jobs at the Adastral Park Site (we assume this means net additional jobs), and that some of the people who come to work there will live . . . → Read More: Jobs growth and co-located housing

Cornwall case – RSS figures should not be given any weight

27 August – The secretary of state has turned down plans for an urban extension in Cornwall after deciding that draft regional spatial strategy (RSS) figures should not be given any weight. See here.

The secretary of state decided that no weight should be placed on regional housing figures in light of his decision . . . → Read More: Cornwall case – RSS figures should not be given any weight

EADT article – Bottom Up targets not Top Down

This article quotes Guy McGregor talking about what the County Council wants to do in terms of housing planning in the light of the new government’s policies. Basically he says the targets should be determined bottom-up, not top down and that they need to get feedback “from those on the ground” . He does however says that he . . . → Read More: EADT article – Bottom Up targets not Top Down