A selection of images representing communities.
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The ten most recent research publications on the planning, building and the environment site.
The objective of the project was to explore the implementation of Part L of the Building Regulations for England and Wales following the 2006 revisions to Part L of the Building Regulations for England and Wales.
This research report addresses the costs and benefits of fitting trickle ventilators in replacement windows.
This study has assessed whether the guidance in the 2006 edition of Approved Document F is effective in providing adequate ventilation and indoor air quality in new dwellings.
This study provides information on the number and value of planning obligations agreed in England in 2007-08, and examines the delivery of planning obligations agreed in previous years. It updates two previous studies.
This report presents the findings of the Planning Inspectorate's (PINS) checks of local planning authorities (LPAs) five year housing land supply assessments of deliverable sites.
Communities and Local Government has published a summary of an independent research report by consultants Scott Wilson on the efficiency and effectiveness of sustainability appraisal and strategic environmental assessment of spatial plans.
Communities and Local Government has published an independent research report by consultants Scott Wilson on the efficiency and effectiveness of sustainability appraisal and strategic environmental assessment of spatial plans.
A report on the 2009 study into the costs of building to the Code, based on the practical experience of developers.
Research undertaken to examine the implementation of the Climate Change PPS, particularly through the take up of its policies in regional spatial strategies and local development plan documents, and their application through development control.
During the passage of the Planning Act in November 2008, the Government committed to carry out a review establishing the extent of development on back gardens.