Planning Permission

The Government plans to introduce new protection for ACV-listed pubs

News analysis

Unintended consequences of new pub planning laws

By Mike Berry

Beware of the law of unintended consequences. Community pubs minister Kris Hopkins has announced the Government intends to introduce legislation meaning planning permission would be required to change the use of or demolish a pub listed as an asset of...

CAMRA says planning loopholes mean pubs can be converted or demolished without plannning permission

CAMRA’s planning law campaign boost

By Mike Berry

Action by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) to close the planning loophole allowing pubs to be converted or demolished without planning permission is gathering momentum, with more than 10,000 people having signed the petition.

Cameron: 11 new Enterprise zones

Gov't creates new enterprise zones

By Gurjit Degun

New pubs and bars in parts of Leicestershire, Oxfordshire, Essex and Kent are set to have lower business rates and fewer restrictions on planning...