Karen Cooksley

Karen Cooksley

Karen Cooksley is head of planning at Winckworth Sherwood

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    Draft London Plan: ripping up the rule book?


    The Mayor’s claim to be ‘ripping up the planning rule book’ in order to revolutionise housing delivery may be audacious, but there are sensible and progressive changes afoot, write Alex Woolcott and Karen Cooksley of Winckworth Sherwood

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    Planning for the right homes in the right places


    How has government responded to the white paper and consultation on assessing housing need and how effective do its proposals look?

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    Absorbing the impact


    Take care with environmental impact assessments because (a) they're tricky, and (b) a mistake could leave your precious consent open to a legal challenge