Breakfast Briefing on the impact of air rights and upward development in solving London’s housing issues

March 8th, 2019 by

  Chelgate Local is hosting a Breakfast Briefing on the impact of air rights and upward development in solving London’s housing issues   Hear the latest views from the sector on whether air rights and upward development can be the answer to London’s housing crisis.   Chelgate Local and DLP Planning are hosting a breakfast briefing seminar on whether air rights and upward development will help solve London’s housing crisis. Greater densities is a more efficient use of the land available and is being pushed by the Mayor, but is this practical and is it the answer? Hear the views […]

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Chelgate Local Newsletter – March 2019

March 5th, 2019 by

Marching into Spring: Rosewell Review, focus on micro-homes, Housing Delivery Test, and importance of infrastructure   Rosewell ‘appeals’ for quicker decisions By Kasia Banas, Consultant The time taken to determine planning appeals could be cut by almost half, a Government-commissioned review has found. In the report published on 12 February 2019, Bridget Rosewell CBE concluded that the average duration of the process could be “slashed” from 47 weeks to around 26 weeks. She found that “outdated administrative processes and poor IT infrastructure were unnecessarily holding up cases”, and “a lack of suitably qualified inspectors was also hampering efforts to set […]

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Breakfast Seminar – Unlocking infrastructure-led development

February 14th, 2019 by

Unlocking infrastructure-led development in the London-Cambridge corridor Lichfields and Chelgate Local will be hosting a breakfast seminar exploring how best to unlock infrastructure-led development in the London-Cambridge corridor and surrounding areas. David Waterhouse, Head of Infrastructure at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government- will be joined by: Lucy Shomali, Director of Regeneration and Growth, LB Waltham Forest Ciaran Gunne-Jones, Senior Director and Head of Economics Lichfields Michael Hardware . Director of Planning and Property, Chelgate Local They will focus on the potential to drive infrastructure-led growth in this region to support new housing and jobs, including Crossrail 2 […]

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Chelgate Local Newsletter – February 2019

February 1st, 2019 by

  2019 picks up speed: Land values languish, key infrastructure projects, jobs boom but young suffer, and breakfast briefing recap Three key infrastructure projects to watch in 2019 By Daniel Fryd, Account Director Ahead of Chelgate’s Breakfast Briefing on ‘Infrastructure-led Growth’ on 6th March, we take a look at three of the key infrastructure projects set to drive growth and change the shape of the country. No earth will be moved, nor any bricks will be laid for any of these projects this year but make no mistake: 2019 will be a critical year for each of these schemes. With […]

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Chelgate Local Newsletter – January 2019

January 4th, 2019 by

Chelgate Local’s first newsletter of 2019: Housing an ageing population, modular houses, bank of mum and dad, movers stick close to home, and breakfast briefing debrief   Hesitant home movers stick to what they know By Vivienne Shirley, Senior Consultant Half of home movers move less than 10 miles, and we are moving half as often as we did 30 years ago, new research shows. Analysis by home moving company AnyVan.com of over 18,000 home removal jobs showed 48% of moves are less than 10 miles from people’s current homes, with 27% less than 5 miles. This is not too […]

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