Bricks - Building
Bedford Borough Councillors went against the strong advice of their planning officers to put off a decision on a plan to build seven retirement bungalows in the Riseley village conservation...
on street parking
Parking in a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) is not a concern for Bedford Borough Council’s planning officers when they consider planning...
Bedford Town Centre
Bedfordians are being urged to take part in the current phase of the Borough's Local Plan consultation which closes in two weeks. Local Plans set out where growth and development...
Bricks - Building
A panel of councillors were surprised at colleagues’ lack of knowledge of the council’s planning system, and some parish council representatives were referred to as “doughnuts”. As part...
Bricks - Building
Bedford Borough Council planners try to keep applicants up to date with decision delays, but if they updated them every day the planners wouldn’t have the time to do anything else...
Councillors were finally convinced to reject plans for seven retirement bungalows in a village conservation area after being told they had a legal duty to consider the advice of their experts...
Major planning decisions will be taken behind closed doors until the coronavirus crisis is over. Bedford Council’s planning committee has decided...
Bedford Borough Hall
Bedford Borough Council offers a “challenging but rewarding career” for planners, offers “almost everything” a planner is likely to experience, but the high caseload needs to be tackled...
National planning rules are preventing Bedford councillors from refusing unwelcome developments, a meeting heard. The planning processes that have to be followed by Bedford...
Bricks - Building
The Chair of Bedford Borough Council’s Planning Committee has hailed the adoption of the Bedford Borough Local Plan as a major boost for its work in...
Bricks - Building
Bedford council has said it won’t get involved in rows over who owns land when planning applications are submitted. The comment came during a discussion over retrospective...
A leisure park just outside Bedford has submitted a planning application to extend its existing campsite from 12 to 56 caravan pitches –  plus utility block and arrivals lodge. Box End Park...