The new plan was published on 24th February 2021.
The new edition of Planning Policy Wales was released on the 24th February 2021.
New data for the Understanding Welsh Places website will show towns’ access to green space, broadband availability, numbers of public toilets, mental health statistics and much more.
On the 12th October 2020 Welsh Government launched a public consultation seeking views on their policy intent for the legislation required to establish the procedure for Strategic Development Plans (SDP’s) to be prepared across Wales.
On the 24th September 2020, Julie James, Minister for Housing and Local Government launched the new Placemaking Wales Charter at the Welsh Planner Live Conference. Planning Aid Wales is pleased to confirm it is a signatory to the Charter and commits the organisation to the principles and to support Placemaking across Wales.
We are seeking your assistance with a study that Planning Aid Wales is currently undertaking on the value of community engagement in planning in Wales.
This work is supported by Welsh Government and our findings and recommendations will be considered by the Welsh Government’s Planning Division.
Senedd Cymru / Welsh Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee undertook an inquiry into the effectiveness of local planning authorities in Wales.
Our new flagship online course ‘Planning: From Start to Finish’ has been produced specifically for Town and Community Councils in Wales. This course is a perfect introduction to or refresher on all aspects of the planning system in Wales.
Planning Aid Wales were commended in our category of In-house Planning Team of the Year at the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2020 held virtually on You Tube on 30th April 2020. The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence are the most established and respected awards in the UK planning industry. Running for over 40 years, they celebrate exceptional examples of planning and the contribution planners make to society.