Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Localism Bill – is it the dawn of a new era?

Good news on the planning front. Local authority planning is set for one of the biggest shake-ups in decades. It’ll mean the abolition of regional strategy and devolve decision making to a local level as a regional tier of planning … Continue reading

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Is there a future for town centres?

It’s an established trend for larger chains of retailers–those with a presence in hundreds of locations across the UK – to look to move outside of the towns wherever possible. You can already see places like Next and Boots setting … Continue reading

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Road, Rail and Regeneration April 2011

So, west Suffolk has finally got the go-ahead for the very long awaited dualling of the A11. Work on the nine-mile stretch between Barton Mills and Thetford is set to begin next year and planning permission is set to be … Continue reading

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