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AJ planning 1.12.11 Time to be bold...

Planning 22.7.11: National Planning Forum appoints new chairman

BD Debate 23.4.11: Do architects need to be represented by a
union?

AJ Planning 10.3.11: Localism: planning goes permissive.

The new localism: Planning gets permissive. PiL76 leader by BW

Are architects on the road to recovery? BD Debate 7 January 2011

BD DEBATE: should CABE be self financing? [click to download as .pdf file]

The Tory green paper on planning: March 2010 AJ [click to download as a word file]

ECO-BUILD SEMINAR Earl's Court 26 FEB 08
SUSTAINABLE REFURBISHMENT
Planning policy and fiscal drivers
[talk as .pdf, slides as .ppt]

Validation of planning applications,
AJ September 2007

Historic buildings can convert to retail use with spectacular results – Retail Property Review Autumn 2007.

Planning fees on the up – AJ July 07

Suburban Warriors: retail investment has swung from out of town to city centres – Retail Property Review Summer 07...pdf

Paper for AJ conference: 'Refurbishing Existing Buildings' on 28 June 2007 – Planning issues, listed buildings

Of ports and porches: the planning white paper
AJ July 07


Historic buildings, planning and sustainability
AJ June 07

Liberating control of the use of land and buildings
AJ March 07

Paper for the Smith Institute 'Planning the Future' edited by Denise Chevin, editor of 'Building'

PPS3: PERMISSION ONLY FOR WELL DESIGNED SCHEMES
AJ Feb 07

IT IS AT DAY-TO-DAY LEVEL THAT KATE BARKER MAY RING MAJOR CHANGES AJ January 2007

EVEN FORM FILLING GETS MORE COMPLICATED AJ December 2006

HOUSEHOLDER APPLICATIONS WEIGH DOWN THE ENTIRE SYSTEM
AJ October 2006

A radical Conservative vision for planning? July 2006

A taxing time AJ June 2006

Planning for housing AJ April 2006

Totally Authentic AJ 2 February 2006

Small housing for a big island AJ December 2005

Self Certification AJ November 2005

Home Reforms AJ 27 October 2005

Power to ignore AJ 29 September 2005 & letters 6 October 2005

Affordable Communities AJ 28 July 2005

The cost of advice AJ News 30 June 200

Unsustainable demands AJ 26 May 2005

More control, less development AJ April 2005

Quantity or quality AJ March 2005

Design rules, OK AJ February 2005

Fees set for the high jump AJ January 2005

New guidance for planning obligations AJ November 2004

Mixed use confounds planners AJ 28 October 2004

Planning meltdown AJ 30 September 2004

Consenting parties: Architects' Journal 26 August 2004

Rounding up reforms: Architects' Journal 29 July 2004

Appeal delays AJ news 22 July 2004

Unsafe as houses: Architects' Journal 24 June 2004

Double Trouble: the new Act: Architects' Journal 27 May 2004

Pressure on Prescott over PPS 6 : Architects' Journal NEWS: 25/03/2004

On the verge of a great step forward : Architects' Journal LETTER: 11/03/2004

The price of planning: Architects' Journal 26/02/2004 BY BRIAN WATERS

Real cultural change is needed for planning system overhaul to succeed: Architects' Journal EDITORIAL: 26/02/2004

Good design key to planning vision: Architects' Journal NEWS: 26/02/2004 Ed Dorrell

Class Distinction AJ 29 January 2004

A quick fix for planning AJ 27 November 2003

Developers flee London Plan AJ News 20 November 2003

Architects appeal AJ 6 November 2003

Time waits for no plans AJ 4 September 2003

Will Supplementary Guidance do for high density?AJ July 2003

PPG7 3.21: Is this the clause to fight for?AJ June 2003

New approach to management of our heritageAJ May 2003

Handling Section 106 Agreements AJ March 2003

Policy changes will open up housing for architectsAJ February 2003

Application fees: should planning go commercial? AJ Jan 2003

Planning authorities as promoters of good design AJ Dec 2002

Architects know why
[Speech to York Guild of Building, Nov 2002]

Planning reforms will put pressure on architects AJ Oct 2002

Faster, fairer and more predictable AJ Sept 2002

London Plan goes for growth AJ Aug 2002

A mixed-use future for integrated planning AJ June 2002

Public-private initiatives will work best with market distortions removed AJ May 2002

Who needs use Classes?Architects' Journal 4/4/2002

Planning constraints – the green paper Architects' Journal 28/2/2002 & Editorial

Breaking the log-jam Architects' Journal 24/1/2002

An inspector's call Architects' Journal 29/11/2001

Never mind the planners AJ 18 September 2001

Some lofty ideas: roof extensions, EH etc. AJ 18 October 2001

A purge on poor performance AJ 25 October 2001

Planning round-up AJ September 2001

Carved-up thinking AJ July 2001

Wet, Wet, Wet: AJ May 2001

Housing design quality emerging as a key issue AJ: February 2001

Planning and the Human Rights Act: Architects' Journal 25 January 2001

Appeals Accelerate: AJ 21 December 2000

Developers on the defensive: Impact assessments, in the AJ 12 October 2000

Why reserved matters matter, AJ September 2000

Sticks & Carrots: planning simplified – BW's talk in the Association of Consultant Architects 'planning simplified' series.

Can you still build a Georgian terrace, Lord Rogers? (from Planning in London July 2000)

Planning – outlines or battle lines? BWCP's approach to getting results, from the Architects' Journal.

Flexible planning permission (Class E) from Estates Times

Use Classes: update (from the AJ – a little out of date but generally useful)

Some 90 of Brian Waters' articles may be found at the AJPlus site by following this link: <AJPlus:Waters> enter Waters & chose Architects' Journal. However this part of the site is subscriber only from January 2003.

REMINDER! Particular cases may not comply with general rules and professional advice might be a good idea. (They would say that, wouldn't they? (after Mandy Rice-Davies).