Housing and Planning

Good land-use planning is the unsung hero of environmental protection. Good planning can help slow the growth in road traffic, encourage urban regeneration, curb urban sprawl, protect the beauty and tranquillity of the countryside and safeguard wildlife habitats.

‘Deregulation on steroids’ – CPRE’s response to planned investment zones

Building Site

"Building Site" by Pete Ashton is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.

Kwasi Kwarteng, the new chancellor, has announced plans which strip away the protection of the planning system from swathes of the countryside. These new ‘investment zones’ will threaten many of our most loved landscapes.   …