Planning, building and the environment

Research

The ten most recent research publications on the planning, building and the environment site.

  • Collation of the results of the 2009 Aggregate Minerals Survey for England and Wales

    The aggregate minerals survey provides in-depth and up to date information on national and regional sales, inter-regional flows, consumption and permitted reserves of aggregates.

    • Added:  23 May 2011
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Research; Reports and summaries
  • Focus on behaviour change - reducing energy demand in homes

    This report describes the findings of an expert workshop that reviewed a theoretical framework for how the behaviour of households can be changed to reduce energy use and emissions of CO2.

    • Added:  29 November 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Research
  • Guidance and standards for drying flood damaged buildings. Signposting current guidance: BD 2760

    The aim of this research was to address recommendations in the Pitt review to examine the processes involved in drying flooded buildings and the guidance available.

    • Added:  19 November 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Research
  • Planning Costs and Fees: Final Report

    This research report contains evidence in support of our consultation on planning application fees. It looks at planning costs and fees, and examines the extent to which planning application fees cover local authority costs.

    • Added:  15 November 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Research; Reports and summaries
  • Review of the implementation of Part L 2006: BD 2702

    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.

    • Added:  31 March 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Research; Reports and summaries
  • Costs and benefits of fitting trickle ventilators in replacement windows: BD 2625

    This research report addresses the costs and benefits of fitting trickle ventilators in replacement windows.

    • Added:  31 March 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Research; Reports and summaries
  • Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality in Part F 2006 Homes

    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.

    • Added:  31 March 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Research; Reports and summaries
  • The Incidence, Value and Delivery of Planning Obligations in England in 2007-08: Final Report

    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.

    • Added:  25 March 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Research; Reports and summaries
  • Five-year housing land supply coverage in England

    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.

    • Added:  24 March 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Research; Reports and summaries
  • Towards a more efficient and effective use of Strategic Environmental Assessment and Sustainability Appraisal in spatial planning: Summary

    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.

    • Added:  22 March 2010
    • Site: Planning, building and the environment
    • Type(s): Research; Reports and summaries

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