CarneySweeney named Cardiff Consultancy of the Year
Our Cardiff office scoops consultancy of the year at the Cardiff Property Awards 2023Read more
New Birmingham Office
Our Birmingham office has moved.....
Max Lewis - Graduate Planner
We would like to welcome Max Lewis who joins us in our Cardiff office as a Graduate Planner.
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
Planning through the degree apprenticeship route
CarneySweeney Planner and Apprentice Lucy Burton reflects on her career journey into the profession
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.
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...
Fiona Sibley - Director London
We are delighted to welcome Fiona Sibley to CarneySweeney, as a Planning Director in our London team.
Brent Design Awards 2023
CarneySweeney are proud that two of their schemes – Ferrum Phase 1 and Samovar Space ....
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.
Planning approval granted to redevelop former Royal Mail Delivery Depot site, Tenby, Pembrokeshire
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.
Lucy Burton - Assistant Planner
We would like to welcome Lucy Burton who joins us in our Exeter office....
Based on the Planning Resource Survey results.....
Harriet Todd - Assistant Planner
Harriet Todd joins the CarneySweeney family......
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...
Our new Exeter Office is Open
CarneySweeney is pleased to announce the opening today of our Exeter office at Broadwalk House.
RTPI Branchout, Spring 2022 Article
UWE Sustainopia Competition article by Rahma Dwimunali Assistant Planner in our Cardiff office.
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.
Cardiff Office RNLI Sail Day.......
Emma Fortune and Peter Waldren had the pleasure of attending the RNLI Sail Day on Friday 20 May.
Eilidh McCallum - Senior Planner
Eilidh McCallum joins the CarneySweeney family......
Women in Property Midlands
CarneySweeney are pleased to be supporting Women in Property Midlands breakfast networking event
Rob Mitchell - Associate Director
Rob Mitchell joins the CarneySweeney family......
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.
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.
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.
Peter Waldren - Director
Peter Waldren joins the CarneySweeney family......
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.
New Cardiff Office
Our new Cardiff office is opening on 4th October
CarneySweeney would like to announce the promotion of Kam Saini to Planning Director.
Mayor publishes new London Plan
Over three years ago, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, released his Draft New London Plan........
The changing roles of Government in planning
The Planning White Paper of 2020 clearly forewarns of a change in roles..........
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.
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
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.
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...
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.
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...
Changes to our High Streets and Commercial Premises after COVID-19
Paula Carney talks "after COVID-19".......
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.
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.
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.
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.
Women in Property Midlands Chairman - Kam Saini
Today marks my last event as Chairman of Women in Property Midlands........
Further 4 week extension to respond to the 'Intention to Publish' version of the London Plan......
From Zero to Hero CarneySweeney’s Anita Ward provides some background
CarneySweeney’s Director Gerald Sweeney welcomes the recent Supreme Court judgment and offers his summary of the principal findings.