Here are the links we think will help you. If you require any help with the information, or issues, raised on these sites don’t hesitate to contact us on 01282 872570. Or you can always email any of our team. We will be happy to help.
Government gateway to planning information throughout the UK. Provides information on plans, appeals, applications, contact details, research areas.
Department for Communities and Local Government
The Government Department responsible for planning and the environment. Here you will find details on the planning system, national planning policy, sustainability, and how the Localism agenda will affect planning with neighbourhood plans and community right to build.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Government Department looking after policy on the environment, sustainability, food, farming and rural communities.
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Government department for architecture, design and listed buildings.
Other important UK Planning sites
Homes and Communities Agency
National agency working to create high quality, sustainable places. They provide funding for affordable housing, bring land back into productive use and improve quality of life by raising standards for the physical and social environment.
Royal Town Planning Institute
UK’s main professional body for town planning.
Providers of Neighbourhood Planning Support
Below are links to the organisations funded by Government to support neighbourhood plannning.
Things we like
News sites we think you may find useful
The latest planning and property development news, analysis and case studies from Planning magazine.
And don’t forget Kirkwells’ Planning Blog, sometimes funny, sometimes irreverent, but always topical and crammed with information. Nor our daily update Kirkwells Planning News.