Planning policy

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Wood burners in effect banned in new and refurbished homes in London
Planning guidance from mayor sets air pollution limits that would not be met with solid fuel burners installed

Damian Carrington Environment editor

08, Feb, 2023 @1:11 PM

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John Thompson obituary
Founding chair of the Academy of Urbanism determined to involve local people in architectural decisions about their neighbourhoods

Duncan Campbell

31, Jan, 2023 @5:09 PM

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‘Like a sun on Earth’: Las Vegas warning if dazzling venue built in London’s East End
Stratford residents fear planned MSG Sphere concert hall will ruin their sleep with light pollution

Miranda Bryant

28, Jan, 2023 @1:30 PM

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Urgent need to build UK Holocaust memorial now before survivors die, says Pickles
Co-chair of memorial foundation ‘desperate’ to start work on scheme next to parliament, first proposed in 2014

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

26, Jan, 2023 @2:05 PM

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Is the tiny little neighborhood the city of the future?
Why the hyper-local ‘15-minute city’ is gaining ground in urban planning circles

Henry Grabar

25, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Row growing after third historic rail bridge filled in with concrete
National Highways faces third intervention by a local authority over infilling, after burying Congham bridge in Norfolk in tonnes of concrete

Matthew Weaver

25, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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London’s MSG Sphere concert venue comes one step closer to reality
Planning committee to discuss fears project will blight area with light and noise pollution

Joanna Partridge

24, Jan, 2023 @5:34 PM

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Sunak on ‘shaky ground’ over concessions to rebels, say senior Tories
Former ministers say PM risks counter-rebellion over planning, environment and online safety amendments

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

18, Jan, 2023 @1:31 PM

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Rishi Sunak’s U-turn on windfarms reflects the Tories’ failure to protect rural England | Simon Jenkins
As the Conservatives squabble over planning and housing targets, England’s countryside is being destroyed, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

08, Dec, 2022 @6:52 PM

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Replacing old ITV Studios building ‘just greedy’, inquiry hears
Plans to redevelop 72 Upper Ground ignore material and climate impact, detractors say

Sarah Butler

06, Dec, 2022 @6:10 PM

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Sunak to scrap housebuilding targets after pressure from Tory MPs
PM caves in as up to 100 Tory MPs threaten to rebel, leading Labour to accuse him of putting party before country

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @8:10 PM

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London council rejects new Chinese embassy amid residents’ safety fears
People living near Tower of London site said largest diplomatic base in UK would put lives at risk

Geneva Abdul

02, Dec, 2022 @11:02 AM

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