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Stalled applications present opportunities for developers and farmers

24 January 2022

A Shropshire planning solicitor is urging developers, landowners, and farmers to forge closer relationships and explore opportunities whereby farmers are paid to stop using land for agriculture, to secure progress on planning applications which have incurred lengthy delays.

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Housing delivery needn’t simply be a case of brownfield vs greenfield development

09 November 2021

When the Chancellor recently announced in his Autumn Budget that £1.8 billion would be made available to redevelop brownfield land, it was a step in the right direction.

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Case Studies, Town & Country Planning

FBC Manby Bowdler successfully lifts an occupancy restriction order imposed on a local business owner.

01 November 2021

FBC Manby Bowdler have successfully lifted an occupancy restriction order imposed on a local business owners Residential Property, which is situated adjacent to her business.

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Case Studies, Town & Country Planning

Successful outcome achieved for a local couple who put forward their objection to a neighbour’s planning proposal

01 November 2021

A successful outcome has been achieved for a Shropshire couple who instructed FBC Manby Bowdler to assist with putting forward their objection to a neighbour’s planning proposal.

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Court confirms that farmers must provide sufficient information when looking to erect agricultural buildings

31 August 2021

On the face of it, this is a simple and straight forward process, but as a recent court case involving a Herefordshire farmer demonstrates, the devil really is in the detail – or lack of!

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Is proposed planning reform as radical as it first appears?

13 May 2021

The Queen’s Speech earlier this month outlined what has been referred to as the most radical reform of the planning system in a generation or more.

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Re-built pub serves as stark warning to ignore planning process at your peril

23 April 2021

As pubs the length and breadth of the country re-open and welcome guests once more, a pub in North London has not only re-opened, but has been completely rebuilt, brick by brick, to rise like a phoenix from the ashes.

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Perhaps not since war time have UK businesses faced so much uncertainty

14 October 2020

After months, if not years, of being told to prepare for Britain’s exit from the EU – a crisis with just as much potential to disrupt business arrived....

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‘Radical’ planning changes introduced to increase housing and protect High Streets

08 September 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on the planning system cannot be underestimated and in recent months there have been numerous changes as a direct result of this.

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Developers and housebuilders stand to benefit from further changes to the planning system

28 July 2020

With a view to supporting builders and developers who have been negatively affected as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government is fast-tracking further changes to the English planning system.

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