How long does it take to adopt a local plan?

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The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government track progress of local plans for local planning authorities in England. DLA’s analysis of this data has found that local plans: Take an average of 19 months to adopt from the point of final publication, with the slowest being 45 months and the fastest being 7 months…. Read more »

Groundbreaking – work starts at Ansty

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Development work has begun on a multi-million-pound manufacturing site at Prospero Ansty near Coventry. David Lock Associates submitted a detailed planning application on behalf of Manse Opus (Ansty) LLP & Rolls-Royce Plc, to provide a new UK manufacturing base for International aerospace and defence engineering group Meggitt Plc, in December 2017.

DLA commissioned for strategic development in Braintree

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David Lock Associates (DLA) has been appointed by the Unex Group as planning consultant and masterplanner for the redevelopment of the Towerlands Park site, a former equestrian centre to the north-west of Braintree, for up to 700 homes in Braintree district, including local retail facilities, early years and childcare nursery, and public open space for… Read more »

Marston Valley

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DLA is pleased to be leading the consultant team who submitted an Outline planning application for a series of villages in the Marston Vale to Central Bedfordshire Council this month.

New graduates join DLA

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David Lock Associates welcomes four new graduates this summer. Victoria Owen joins from Sheffield University and Emma Woodhouse from Newcastle University. Helen Hepher arrives from UCL, whilst Matthew Hewitt graduated from Cardiff University. All join the company’s graduate programme, which will see them engaged on a variety of projects for public and private sector clients… Read more »

David Lock Associates sponsor Housing Session at the Oxford Cambridge Corridor Economic Growth Conference

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On the 21st June, prominent business and public-sector leaders will come together in Milton Keynes for the Oxford Cambridge Corridor Economic Growth – the region’s largest business conference of the year – which is supported by the National Infrastructure Commission, England’s Economic Heartland and regional and local authorities. David Lock Associates has been announced as… Read more »

Central Primary Street gets approval at Rugby

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David Lock Associates has secured reserved matters approval for the Central Primary Street at the Radio Station Rugby site. This critical piece of infrastructure now enables a continuous route through the site to be constructed, which will allow direct access to the key employment area at DIRFT and Rugby town centre.