North Downs smallholding with planning
BTF Partnership is offering for sale a rare opportunity to buy a working small holding in a spectacular rural location with elevated views over the North Downs near the village of Stansted, seven miles from Sevenoaks.
Onshore wind and solar proposals to create opportunities
The government’s consultation on allowing onshore wind and solar developers to compete again for subsidies is only a step in the right direction, and is not the silver bullet to the provision of more onshore wind developments says Nick Green head of Savills energy.
Be prepared for utility works and Compulsory Purchase
Many readers, including both tenant farmers and landowners, will have land affected by utility lines; whether water, sewage, gas, electricity or telecommunications, writes Harry Broadbent-Combe, one of the Batcheller Monkhouse specialists in compulsory purchase.
What is a five year housing land supply?
Planning applications for residential development are often justified by saying that the council doesn’t have a “five year supply of housing land.” But what does this mean exactly? And why is it so critical?