lawful development certificate

Do I need a Lawful Development Certificate?

A lawful development certificate is an extremely useful planning tool – especially where permitted development rights are concerned, as Daniel Hughes explains.

One of the ways in which a Lawful Development Certificate is a useful tool is by establishing beyond doubt that a project was legal at the time of construction. This can be used as evidence when dealing with local planning authorities as well as potential buyers.

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PWA supports latest major development at Frontier Park

Plans for four large-scale industrial and warehousing units, as well as four new premises aimed at start-ups, have been approved at the Frontier Park commercial site on the Blackburn and Hyndburn border.

PWA Planning successfully advised Monte Blackburn, the property and development company for the Issa family, on the latest ambitious development at the 90-acre business park off the M65.

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Can Brownfield Land Registers solve the housing crisis?

Paul Walton, director of PWA Planning, discusses the role of Brownfield Land Registers and whether brownfield sites can deliver the new homes the country needs.

Brownfield sites have enough space for more than a million new homes, according to research from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE). Its study suggests local planning authorities have identified more than 17,000 brownfield sites, covering over 28,000 hectares of land.

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