Re-opening of the east-west rail line the starting point for delivering one million homes between Cambridge and Oxford
An application has been submitted by Network Rail to the Secretary of State to re-open the western section of the east-west rail line from Bicester through to Bedford...
Non-material amendments accepted for 4 basement apartments in Westminster, London
Optimis is pleased to have received agreement from City of Westminster that the proposed re-routing of gas mains and alterations to entrance gates are non-material following the grant of the original planning permissions in 2016.
Independent Review of Build Out Rates
In June 2018 the draft ‘Independent Review of Build Out Rates’ was published. Written by former Conservative MP Sir Oliver Letwin, the document aims to explain and review the “gap between housing completions and the amount of land allocated or permissioned in areas of high housing demand”.
Optimis secures permission for the development of 4 No. 1 bedroom flats in St Albans
Consent has been granted for internal and external alterations to an existing building to provide 4 No. 1 bedroom flats in St Albans...
Communities Secretary questions the soundness of the replacement London Plan
A lot is happening this summer: the newly appointed Communities Secretary James Brokenshire is questioning the soundness of the replacement London Plan...