Press release: Councils warn that permitted development a risk to health and wellbeing

Councils across England are warning that homes created using permitted development rights are a potential threat to people’s health and wellbeing. Read more

Press release: TCPA comments on Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission report

TCPA comments on the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission's interim report. Read more

Press release: TCPA calls for a Healthy Homes Act to tackle concerns over poor-quality housing

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) is calling for a new, ground-breaking piece of legislation to transform the quality of new homes in England. Read more

Press release: TCPA responds to Labour's commitment to scrapping PDR

The TCPA has responded to the Labour Party's commitment to scrapping permitted development. Read more

Press release: TCPA welcomes new chief executive

Fiona Howie has started in her role as chief executive of the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA). Read more

Press release: TCPA responds to government's £9m fund for vertical housing extensions

TCPA statement on the government's £9m fund for vertical home extensions in London. Read more

Press release: Raynsford Review of Planning final report published

In a landmark assessment of the English planning system former housing minister Nick Raynsford has warned that planning has been reduced to a ‘chaotic patchwork’ of responsibilities which is not compatible with promoting the health, wellbeing and civil rights of communities. Read more

Press release: Expansion of permitted development is a threat to vulnerable people

The TCPA has published a press release on the planned expansion of permitted development. Read more

Press release: Planning system failing people in greatest need, report finds

The TCPA's latest report with the Nationwide Foundation shows that homes in deprived areas of the country suffer disproportionately as a result of the planning system. Read more

Press release: Government must radically change planning policy to deal with climate change

The TCPA responds to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC's) special report on Climate Change at 1.5°C. Read more