Thursday, 24 November 2016

Highrise Britain!

Planning rules could be overhauled to axe limits on building heights as the Government scrambles to tackle the housing crisis. In what would be one of the biggest overhauls of planning law in 70 years, the CLG could end a ban on new homes being built taller than surrounding property. A white paper on housing policy is set to outline new policies that would demand five year housing quotas from local authorities is set to be published within weeks. The intention is to encourage more three or four storey tenement blocks rather than high rise apartments. Read more on the Daily Mail website.

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