What’s next for the Green Belt?

On Monday Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) released research showing that housing development proposed for the Green Belt has increased by another 50,000 to more than a quarter of a million houses. CPRE’s analysis comes in the context of Government’s proposed changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) which will relax some restrictions…

Coastal conundrums and climate change

Ten years ago the National Trust investigated how the coastline was likely to change over the next 100 years, and we concluded in our Shifting Shores report that, as a nation, we can no longer rely solely on building our way out of trouble at the coast. Today, our new report Shifting Shores – playing our…