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If you want to see it in action, go to this website, hit on the Community Engagement tab, and then click “Click here to read the AELTC Statement of Community Support.” If you want to know more, email richard.patient@thorncliffe.com or call 07747 615918.

Labour’s war on NIMBYs

In what may prove to be a popular policy, Labour leader Keir Starmer is positioning his party as a YIMBY (yes in my back yard) party to fix the decades old problem of new homes being blocked and elevating the importance of building the homes we need for the future. In his speech on Tuesday… Continue reading Labour’s war on NIMBYs

Movement on the Green Belt?

The Economist newspaper often likes to shock by making bold proposals that assail shibboleths of British life. This week its marmalade-dropper was a radical suggestion on housing development: “To protect pristine land and unleash the economy, scrap the green belt”. As mops hit home counties kitchen floors, the leader argued giving up just 10% of… Continue reading Movement on the Green Belt?

Cost effective consultation package for SME developers

SME developers have been in the news for their campaign to change the government’s approach to housing, planning, regulations, taxation, as well as supply change issues driving up costs.  We know that SME developers provide diversity in design and offer, boost housebuilding numbers, are often regionally based and provide an active role in local communities. … Continue reading Cost effective consultation package for SME developers

It turns out people like housebuilding!

Politicians love to denounce developers for concreting over green space with soulless new blocks, while progressive voices hate gentrification driving out the poor for luxury flats. Election candidates seek votes to stop developers “running amok” and “riding roughshod” over locals, and Ministers relieve councils from having to meet ‘Stalinist’ housebuilding targets. But it seems people… Continue reading It turns out people like housebuilding!