This week marked the publication of the Greater Manchester Spatial Plan. We examine what this could mean for housing supply in the city region and for the future of the greenbelt.
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Expensive cities aren’t building enough housing to address their shortages – how the Government resolves this will be decisive for the future of our cities.
Parts of Hammond’s plan could help cities reshape their high streets, but underlying economic weaknesses must be addressed for long-lasting change
Ahead of next week’s budget, it is rumoured that the Chancellor will make it easier to convert shops into homes. How exactly he will do this is unknown, but it sounds like he will expand...
The Government's proposals will mean more houses are built, but bolder reform is needed to free up land in high-demand cities
The Government’s revised planning rulebook focuses too much on rural areas, and not enough on cities
The steps leaders can take to ensure places benefit from the social and economic opportunities offered by digital connectivity
Use this data visualisation to explore how commercial property, high street vacancies, and office quality varies by city.
Our recommendations for the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework
The planning system must adapt to the economic and social challenges the capital faces today