Planning and Infrastructure – The Disconnect

One of the hardest parts about securing consent for new development is adhering to planning policy in relation to flooding and drainage, especially the need to create sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). To do so may involve the waiving of rights which naturally accrue to a landowner by purchasing the land. Motion’s Richard Bettridge examines the
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Houston – We ALL have a problem…

The devastating impact which hurricane Harvey has had in Houston, Texas is a wakeup call to everyone involved in property development. Motion’s Richard Bettridge argues it is now more than ever of strategic importance for flooding and flood risk to be considered and incorporated into development plans as early as possible. The urban sprawl, which
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Improved service for development sector

House builders, landowners and promoters can now benefit from a more comprehensive service delivered by a multidisciplinary team of planning, transport and infrastructure design consultants. Bedfordshire-based Armstrong Rigg Planning (ARP) is working in partnership with Motion to help bring residential and mixed-use developments to fruition. By engaging specialist consultants on projects, ARP is helping clients
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E’s the way to go

The increasingly popular sport of Formula E motor racing returned to London in July 2016, when the city hosted the final two events of this year’s FIA Formula E Championships. ‘E’ stands for ‘electric’, as only electric-powered cars can be driven in the race. Unlike Formula 1, Formula E tracks tend to be city street
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