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The Need for Speed - is Modular Construction the answer?
Speed is essential but careful thought is needed to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past.
Briefing note on the consultation on Code of Practice for residential property agents
The RoPA has produced a draft of the overarching code and the RICS and The Property Ombudsman are currently consulting on it.
Further Changes: A Round Up
We summarise additional changes to the planning system.
Extending Expired & Expiring Permissions
What does the new Business and Planning Act 2020 mean
Simplifying use classes: adding flexibility for businesses to adapt
The government introduces new changes to the Use Classes Order from 1 September 2020.
Permitted development: a right to demolish & construct new dwellings
Exploring the new right allowing the demolition of certain buildings and the construction of new dwellings in their place.
Permitted development: Construction of new flats on commercial / mixed use or residential terraces and detached buildings
Additional rights will allow the construction of new flats on certain commercial and residential buildings.