Our thoughts on the national model design code consultation

These are certainly interesting times to be working in planning and urban design. The Government has great ambitions for overhauling key parts of the planning system, improving housing delivery and raising the standard of design across the country.

Despite the present situation around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government is currently consulting on another document, a National Model Design Code. Our Planning & Development professionals have analysed the document and accompanying guidance notes to provide their thoughts on how the code might work in practice.

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Carter Jonas in the news

Planning permission secured for redevelopment of a brownfield site, Cambridge

The permission includes the provision of ten new residential units, plus an extension and alteration of an existing office building on the site, Logic House.
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St. Modwen seems latest phase of residential development land at Kingsgrove

St. Modwen, who is the master developer on the 227-acre scheme, worked closely with landowner Crabhill Developments and our development professionals, who advised on the sale.
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Rics issues new guidance for boundary dispute resolution, to avoid litigation

The updated guidance comes after an increase in boundary disputes during the COVID-19 period, and promotes meditation between parties.
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New quarterly research on Surrey and West Sussex now available

Within our Home Counties Housing & Local Plan Update, which focusses on Surrey and West Sussex this quarter, you can view insight and analysis of the current development climate.
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View the recordings of our recent webinars which provide insight on the the current market

If you were unable to attend our recent virtual events, recordings of the sessions are now available to view. Topics include the Oxford-Cambridge Arc and a commercial property market update.
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