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CPD webinar: Understanding Groundwater Flood Risk – 28th February 2019

Join our webinar: Understanding Groundwater Flood Risk 28th February 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What will be covered? This CPD certified session will […]
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Wales: SuDS now Mandatory for New Development

As we announced in our previous blog, regulations for sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) for new property developments in Wales come into force today (7 January). The National Assembly passed the Sustainable Drainage (Enforcement) (Wales) Order 2018 and The Sustainable Drainage […]
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Understanding Environmental Constraints on Site Development – A Guide for Architects, Planners and Developers

For architects, planning consultants and their developer clients, understanding the planning approach on contaminated land, flood risk and drainage can be bewildering. We have developed a handy one-stop shop for guidance on your role, policy, assessing site conditions and managing […]
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CPD webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments – 13th February 2019

Join our webinar: An introduction to Flood Risk Assessments (FRAs) for property professionals 13th February 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What will be […]
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SuDS: Biodiversity Net Gains could become Mandatory for Developers

The Government is consulting on proposals to place the environment at the heart of new development. This builds on the promises in the legislative updates and the recently published 25 Year Plan. Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) provide a key part […]
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What is a Flood Risk Assessment?

A Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) takes into account the risk and impact of flooding on the site and considers how the development may affect flooding in the local area. It also provides recommendations as to how the risk of flooding […]
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CPD webinar: Contaminated Land – 31st January 2019

Join our webinar: Contaminated Land – Impacts and implications on property and development 31st January 2019 12pm-1pm. Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What will be […]
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CPD webinar: Understanding SuDS – 9th January 2019

Join our webinar: Understanding SuDS for property professionals 9th January 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm (UK time). Who should sign up Property developers, planners, architects, commercial property lawyers – anyone involved in the process of property transactions, management and development. What will be […]
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What is a Drainage Strategy for Planning Applications?

In our last post, “What is drainage assessment”, we considered the main factors that could affect drainage on a proposed site that would need initial risk assessment to inform a more detailed approach to the development’s drainage strategy. Now, we […]
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NPPF Revision: Better Designed Homes, More Sustainable Impact

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has been revised by the government. It is designed to give Councils the authority to challenge poor quality and unattractive development. They seek to get homes built in the right places in a way […]
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