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Offices removed from ‘town centre first’

Planning

29 July 2011
 

The Government has retained the ‘town centre first’ policy for retail and leisure developments but office development will be exempt.

The draft NPPF endorses the sequential test for planning applications for retail and leisure uses, whereby local planning authorities should “prefer applications for retail and leisure uses to be located in town centres where practical, then in edge of centre locations and only if suitable sites are not available should out of centre sites be...

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