Have you seen the new local plan for Leicester? You can read it here. We were delighted to read this and have submitted our, generally favourable response, available to read here.
Good news! Many buildings have been removed from the Leicester City Council at risk register. We applaud the council for their good work on this. The picture is of 140-142 New Walk. https://news.leicester.gov.uk/news-articles/2020/october/dozens-of-buildings-removed-from-leicesters-local-heritage-at-risk-list/
If you live or work in Leicester, you should be interested in this local plan. It will affect all of us for years to come. It covers housing, employment, transport and economic development.
The Government has published the long-awaited and much talked about White Paper called “Planning for the Future”. It contains proposals to reform the current planning rules for England, promising a “radical reform unlike anything we have seen since the Second World War”.
Do you, like us, have concerns for the ongoing uncertainty around Garden Street Island? Here are our comments sent recently to the City Council about an application which will affect it. We live in hope.