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Bridging commercial
Mabringley

06/08/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Bridging & Commercial

Property industry reacts to landmark planning reforms

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has today (6th August) set out plans to overhaul the country’s outdated planning system and transform the way the country builds. Proposals have been put forward in the white paper, Planning for the future, which was published toda...

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Development finance today
Mabringley

06/08/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Development Finance Today

Property industry reacts to landmark planning reforms

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick (pictured above) has today (6th August) set out plans to overhaul the country’s outdated planning system and transform the way the country builds. Proposals have been put forward in the white paper, Planning for the future, which w...

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Telegraph
Mabringley

06/08/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Telegraph

How much should an EWS1 cladding form cost? Your questions answered

Purchases of properties across the country have been thrown into chaos as banks have demanded that apartment blocks pass a test proving they are fire safe. EWS1 certificates are given to high-rise buildings that have passed an External Wall Fire Review. Without th...

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Telegraph
Telegraph

06/08/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Telegraph

The £15bn property problem: inside the cladding circle of blame

When a horrific fire engulfed Grenfell Tower in June 2017, it took firefighters more than 60 hours before they could fully extinguish the blaze. The 24-storey block in west London had been refurbished the previous year, but the materials used to clad the building ...

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Showhouse news
Mabringley

06/08/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Showhouse News

Industry welcomes planning reforms with cautious optimism

Planning reforms have been met with cheers and trepidation from the housebuilding industry, who fear the devil will be in the detail. At the heart of Jenrick’s plan is a move to slash bureaucracy, beautify buildings and shepherd the planning system into the 21st c...

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Construction news
Construction news

06/08/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Construction News

England’s new planning proposals explained as consultation starts

The government has published its white paper setting out widely trailed intentions for planning reform in England, opening up a public consultation on the proposals that will run until 29 October. If adopted, the proposals will require that every local authority i...

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Landlordnews
Mabringley

24/07/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Landlord News

Property industry reacts to reform of leasehold law announcement

A number of reforms have been planned to improve homeownership for millions in England and Wales. The government aims to transform the future of homeownership by making it easier and cheaper to buy a freehold or extend the lease. Homeowners will also be able to take...

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Sfi
Mabringley

23/07/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Specialist Finance Introducer

Ringley Group: Planning deregulation to encourage rooftop development

Changes to the planning system will mean that leaseholders looking to buy the freehold of their building need to act now to avoid paying significantly more in the future, the boss of residential property consultancy Ringley Group has warned. The government has pro...

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Mortgageintroducer
Mabringley

23/07/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Mortgage Introducer

Ringley Group: Planning deregulation to encourage rooftop development

Changes to the planning system will mean that leaseholders looking to buy the freehold of their building need to act now to avoid paying significantly more in the future, the boss of residential property consultancy Ringley Group has warned. The government has pro...

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Propertynotify
Propertynotify

23/07/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Notify

Rooftop planning deregulation will increase costs for leaseholders wanting to buy freehold

Changes to the planning system announced this week mean leaseholders looking to buy the freehold of their building must act now to avoid paying significantly more, the boss of one of the UK’s leading residential property consultancies has warned. The government ha...

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