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September 2016

Sustainable Drainage Scheme conditions – what they look like and how to approach them – Part 2

In the first part of our 2 part series on SuDS planning conditions we looked at three typical examples of how planning authorities require statements on feasibility for SuDS to be included on a development site. As a reminder of […]
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Sustainable Drainage Scheme conditions – what they look like and how to approach them – Part 1

When submitting planning applications, a council will often impose a condition to be met in order for the development to go ahead. The need to assess the inclusion of a sustainable drainage scheme (SuDS) is increasingly part of these requirements. […]
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SuDS – working effectively with London Planning Authorities – 3 Nov

Essential free CPD seminar on managing Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) conditions in the planning process. Thursday 3 November, Urban Innovation Centre, London, EC1R 0BE. London Planning Authorities are increasingly focused on minimising surface flood risk of new development, through more […]
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National Flood Review – Short term solutions that miss wider flood risk

The latest Defra Review on the UK’s flood defences has underlined that more than a short term fix is required with flood management for people and property – yet this is what it is proposing right now. The Review underlines […]
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17th Bristol Planning Law and Policy Conference – 10 Nov ’16

We’re excited to be sponsoring and exhibiting at the 17th Bristol Planning Law and Policy Conference taking place on Thursday 10 November 2016, at The Passenger Shed at Brunel’s Old Station. This year’s theme is Housing delivery: Changing times or […]
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Options for SuDS – Managing the Flow

Different ground conditions reveal different underlying geology and site history, including past quarrying or made ground. When considering a site for potential development, often very local and variable conditions mean that surface water must be managed in the most effective […]
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