New Starter Cardiff Office
04 Jun 2024

New Starter Cardiff Office

We are pleased to announce another new starter to the CarneySweeney Cardiff office!

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New Starters at London Office
09 May 2024

New Starters at London Office

We are pleased to announce two new starters to the CarneySweeney London office.

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CarneySweeney named Cardiff Consultancy of the Year
20 Nov 2023

CarneySweeney named Cardiff Consultancy of the Year

Our Cardiff office scoops consultancy of the year at the Cardiff Property Awards 2023

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New Birmingham Office
07 Nov 2023

New Birmingham Office

Our Birmingham office has moved.....

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Max Lewis - Graduate Planner
06 Nov 2023

Max Lewis - Graduate Planner

We would like to welcome Max Lewis who joins us in our Cardiff office as a Graduate Planner.

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The Levelling Up and Regeneration Act arrives
30 Oct 2023

The Levelling Up and Regeneration Act arrives

The much-awaited bill receives Royal Assent, with an updated NPPF expected to follow in the coming days. But many of the planning reforms await secondary legislation still to come

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Planning through the degree apprenticeship route
02 Oct 2023

Planning through the degree apprenticeship route

CarneySweeney Planner and Apprentice Lucy Burton reflects on her career journey into the profession

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NPPF changes welcome onshore wind
13 Sep 2023

NPPF changes welcome onshore wind

Revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) were published setting out updated policy on planning for onshore wind development in England. 

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Celebrating our Achievement
07 Aug 2023

Celebrating our Achievement

Here at CarneySweeney the whole team is passionate about planning. Being so enthusiastic about our work, naturally we are delighted when our projects are recognised by the wider planning and real...

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Fiona Sibley - Director London
31 Jul 2023

Fiona Sibley - Director London

We are delighted to welcome Fiona Sibley to CarneySweeney, as a Planning Director in our London team.

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Brent Design Awards 2023
26 May 2023

Brent Design Awards 2023

CarneySweeney are proud that two of their schemes – Ferrum Phase 1 and Samovar Space ....

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A New Use Class for Short Term Lets in England
26 May 2023

A New Use Class for Short Term Lets in England

One positive upshot from the pandemic was the huge increase in ‘stay-cationing’ in the UK; a habit which for many has remained.

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Tenby, Pembrokeshire
03 May 2023

Tenby, Pembrokeshire

Planning approval granted to redevelop former Royal Mail Delivery Depot site, Tenby, Pembrokeshire

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Why everyone should comment on the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) consultation
10 Feb 2023

Why everyone should comment on the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) consultation

Unless you have been on a desert island, or the moon, since Christmas then you will be aware of the latest NPPF consultation.

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Lucy Burton - Assistant Planner
16 Jan 2023

Lucy Burton - Assistant Planner

We would like to welcome Lucy Burton who joins us in our Exeter office....

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Planning Survey
15 Dec 2022

Planning Survey

Based on the Planning Resource Survey results.....

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Harriet Todd - Assistant Planner
26 Oct 2022

Harriet Todd - Assistant Planner

Harriet Todd joins the CarneySweeney family......

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We're Hiring
20 Sep 2022

We're Hiring

In order to help support the growing demand for our brand of town planning services and to support our expansion strategy as we continue our growth across England and Wales, we are actively...

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Our new Exeter Office is Open
15 Aug 2022

Our new Exeter Office is Open

CarneySweeney is pleased to announce the opening today of our Exeter office at Broadwalk House.

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RTPI Branchout, Spring 2022 Article
12 Aug 2022

RTPI Branchout, Spring 2022 Article

UWE Sustainopia Competition article by Rahma Dwimunali Assistant Planner in our Cardiff office.

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Motor Fuel Group (MFG)
22 Jun 2022

Motor Fuel Group (MFG)

CarneySweeney have been instructed by Motor Fuel Group (MFG) to assist with the national roll-out of EV charging facilities at their existing and new petrol filling stations across the UK.

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Cardiff Office RNLI Sail Day.......
24 May 2022

Cardiff Office RNLI Sail Day.......

Emma Fortune and Peter Waldren had the pleasure of attending the RNLI Sail Day on Friday 20 May.

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Eilidh McCallum - Senior Planner
20 Apr 2022

Eilidh McCallum - Senior Planner

Eilidh McCallum joins the CarneySweeney family......

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Women in Property Midlands
30 Mar 2022

Women in Property Midlands

CarneySweeney are pleased to be supporting Women in Property Midlands breakfast networking event

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Rob Mitchell - Associate Director
28 Feb 2022

Rob Mitchell - Associate Director

Rob Mitchell joins the CarneySweeney family......

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Mayor of London to consult on new Affordable Housing and Viability Guidance with emphasis on the Fast Track Route
30 Nov 2021

Mayor of London to consult on new Affordable Housing and Viability Guidance with emphasis on the Fast Track Route

The Mayor of London will soon consult on his updated guidance on Affordable Housing and Viability, which aims to be more succinct and focus on what and how, rather than why.

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Environment Bill becomes law
16 Nov 2021

Environment Bill becomes law

On 9 November, the long-awaited Environment Act received Royal Assent following agreement on its final content by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

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Association of Women in Property
05 Nov 2021

Association of Women in Property

It was a great pleasure to sponsor and be part of the Association of Women in Property Menopause Awareness session today.

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Peter Waldren - Director
04 Oct 2021

Peter Waldren - Director

Peter Waldren joins the CarneySweeney family......

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Our New Cardiff Office is open!
04 Oct 2021

Our New Cardiff Office is open!

CarneySweeney is incredibly pleased to confirm today [4th October] the opening our new Cardiff City Centre Office at Brunel House.

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New Cardiff Office
27 Sep 2021

New Cardiff Office

Our new Cardiff office is opening on 4th October

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Kam Saini
09 Mar 2021

Kam Saini

CarneySweeney would like to announce the promotion of Kam Saini to Planning Director.

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Mayor publishes new London Plan
03 Mar 2021

Mayor publishes new London Plan

Over three years ago, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, released his Draft New London Plan........

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The changing roles of Government in planning
03 Feb 2021

The changing roles of Government in planning

The Planning White Paper of 2020 clearly forewarns of a change in roles..........

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Biodiversity Net Gain
18 Jan 2021

Biodiversity Net Gain

CarneySweeny recently held a joint webinar with Walker Morris’ Planning and Environmental Team on the introduction of biodiversity net gain and how it affects the planning system.

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Planning Awards 2020
15 Sep 2020

Planning Awards 2020

The winners of the 2020 Planning Awards (organised by Planning magazine in conjunction with PlanningResource and Placemaking Resource) were announced last week

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Planning for the Future :Government Consultation Paper August 2020
25 Aug 2020

Planning for the Future :Government Consultation Paper August 2020

The Government has published its White Paper for reform of the planning system: ‘Planning for the Future’. Consultation is open until 29 October 2020.

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Demolition and Residential Re-Build Permitted Development Rights
31 Jul 2020

Demolition and Residential Re-Build Permitted Development Rights

The Government has published its Permitted Development Rights legislation for the demolition of existing purpose built single dwellings, flats or offices and residential re-build. It comes into force...

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Amendments to the Use Classes Order - July 2020
24 Jul 2020

Amendments to the Use Classes Order - July 2020

The Government has published significant changes to the Use Classes Order in England. The changes will have permanent effect from 1 September 2020.

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Planning Update
10 Jul 2020

Planning Update

The Prime Minister issued a statement Build, Build, Build last week. It has been coined the “most radical reforms to our planning system since the Second World War” and has pledged a...

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Changes to our High Streets and Commercial Premises after COVID-19
24 Apr 2020

Changes to our High Streets and Commercial Premises after COVID-19

Paula Carney talks "after COVID-19".......

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Update on Building Safety Reforms
15 Apr 2020

Update on Building Safety Reforms

MP, Robert Jenrick (Secretary of State for Housing and Local Communities) provides an update on the Government’s building safety reforms.

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Historic England Advice Note 4 - TALL BUILDING
08 Apr 2020

Historic England Advice Note 4 - TALL BUILDING

Historic England published its consultation on its updated draft advice note to guide the planning and design of tall buildings on 4 March 2020, with consultation closing on 26 April 2020.

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Covid-19
06 Apr 2020

Covid-19

Given the unprecedent situation we now find ourselves we wanted to reassure you that the team at CarneySweeney Planning are committed to supporting our clients through this ever evolving situation.

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Women of Influence 2020
06 Mar 2020

Women of Influence 2020

Associate Director, Kam Saini, selected by a panel of judges as one of The Planner’s Women of Influence for 2020.

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Women in Property Midlands Chairman - Kam Saini
26 Feb 2020

Women in Property Midlands Chairman - Kam Saini

Today marks my last event as Chairman of Women in Property Midlands........

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London Plan
24 Feb 2020

London Plan

Further 4 week extension to respond to the 'Intention to Publish' version of the London Plan......

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Starter Homes
20 Feb 2020

Starter Homes

From Zero to Hero CarneySweeney’s Anita Ward provides some background

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Green Belt
16 Feb 2020

Green Belt

CarneySweeney’s Director Gerald Sweeney welcomes the recent Supreme Court judgment and offers his summary of the principal findings.

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