Government launches consultation on proposed changes to national planning policy

This week the Government published a consultation paper setting out its proposed changes to national planning policy.  Whilst many of the specific changes proposed have already been well publicised through recent announcements in the press, including proposals to broaden the definition of affordable housing (to include discount market and rent to buy) and to support residential Read more about Government launches consultation on proposed changes to national planning policy[…]

New housing numbers released for South East Dorset

Figures published today outline a requirement for 57,660 new homes within South East Dorset over the period to 2033.  These figures are set out within the Strategic Housing Market Assessment (SHMA) update for the Bournemouth and Poole Housing Market Area (HMA) and cover the Local Authority areas of Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch, East Dorset, North Dorset and Purbeck. Collectively, the figures contained within the SHMA Read more about New housing numbers released for South East Dorset[…]