In June 2020, prime minister Boris Johnson announced a strategy to rebuild Britain and fuel economic recovery across the UK. As a result, the government later announced a raft of policies to kickstart a programme to “build back, better, build back greener, build back faster”.

Launching a new Infrastructure Delivery Taskforce, ‘Project Speed’, to deliver public investment projects; it would release new funding for green investments, projects and R&D; and, crucially, it would reform the planning system to “make it easier to build better homes where people want to live”.

Using data from EG Radius and insights from EG News & Legal, this whitepaper explores the crucial elements of the amendments that were made last year.

Learn more about:

  • PDR expansion to allow the demolition of certain buildings, which will be replaced with new homes
  • PDR expansion to allow the construction of new homes on top of certain existing buildings
  • The introduction of three new use classes, including a broad commercial, business and service use class

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