Strategic Land Downloads


Unlock housing development potential

Dealing with technical constraints

Credit: Jonathan Babb, Technical Director - Catesby Estates

Maximising value through strategic land promotion

The benefits for landowners

Credit: David Harper, Area Land Director - Catesby Estates

Landowners: Could your land have potential?

Not all site constraints are equal

Credit: Anna Parsons, Associate Design Director - Catesby Estates



The standard method of assessing housing need
The minimum housing need currently implied for every local authority
Credit: Land Promoters & Developers Federation & Turley
Spring Statement 2022
A new tax plan focused on delivering a lower tax economy.
Credit: HM Treasury
Greener, Cleaner and Cheaper
How new build homes are saving buyers money and cutting emissions
Credit: HBF 2022
International Women’s Day 2022
Introducing the women that are part of the Catesby team
Credit: Urban&Civic and Catesby Estates
The Levelling Up White Paper
Boris Johnson’s saviour or political epitaph?
Credit: David Morris, Planning & Operations Director - Catesby Estates
LANDOWNERS – Does your land stand out?
Securing a housing allocation in a Council’s Local Plan
Credit: Victoria Groves, Associate Director, Planning - Catesby Estates
A Record 12 Months For Catesby Estates
The Catesby Estates 2020 - 2021 Year Review
Credit: Katie Yates, Associate Director, Marketing - Catesby Estates
The Environment Act
What does it mean for landowners?
Credit: Ed Barrett, Associate Director, Planning- Catesby Estates
Feeding The Pipeline
Assessing how many permissions are needed for housebuilders?
Credit: Lichfields and LPDF
Housing Emergency
Shocking statistics highlighting the housing crisis
Credit: Land Promoters and Developers Federation
Hitting The Breaks On Planning Reforms
What next for the proposed Planning reforms?
Credit: Dawn Adams, Senior Planning Manager- Catesby Estates
Public Consultation And The Planning Process
Housing is like marmite, people either seem to love it or hate it!
Credit: Katie Yates, Associate Director, Marketing - Catesby Estates
Green Belt vs Our Housing Crisis
Will There Always Be A Winner & A Loser?
Credit: Victoria Groves, Associate Planning Director - Catesby Estates
1M Unused Planning Permissions
The Myth Or Reality Behind The Headline?
Credit: David Morris, Planning & Operations Director - Catesby Estates
Taking Stock: The Geography Of Housing Need, Permissions and Completions
Challenging The 1m Unused Planning Consents Argument
Credit: The Land Promoters and Developers Federation (LPDF) and The Home Builders Federation (HBF)
Maximising Land Value And How A Promotion Agreement Can Help
Why Landowners Should Consider Promotion Agreements
Credit: Gurdev Moore, Area Land Director - Catesby Estates
Beautiful Placemaking
Can PLANNING Be Beautiful?
Credit: Anna Parsons, Associate Design Director - Catesby Estates
How To PLAN For Success
Local Plans vs Neighbourhood Plans
Credit: Victoria Groves, Associate Director, Planning - Catesby Estates
Technical Knowledge Means Added Value For Landowners and Housebuilders
De-risking Land Deliverability Through Technical Knowledge
Credit: Jonathan Babb, Technical Director - Catesby Estates
“Mutant” Housing Need Algorithm Abandoned
The Inevitability About Abandoning The Revised Formula
Credit: Ed Barrett, Associate Director, Planning - Catesby Estates
Proposed Planning Reforms
What Do The Proposed Planning Reforms Mean For Landowners?
Credit: David Morris, Planning & Operations Director - Catesby Estates
Residential Promotion Agreements
What Makes Them So Attractive For Landowners?
Credit: David Harper, Area Land Director - Catesby Estates
The Catesby Estates Times
A Land Promotion Year in Review - 2020
Credit: Katie Yates, Associate Director, Marketing - Catesby Estates
What Are People Looking For From New Homes?
Has Covid Changed What People Want From A New Home?
Credit: Dawn Adams, Planning Manager- Catesby Estates
Inquiry Into The Future Of The Planning System
As part of the LPDF, Catesby have submitted a response to the inquiry
Credit: LPDF
White Paper Response
As part of the LPDF, Catesby have submitted a response to the White Paper
Credit: LPDF
A New Era For Public Consultation?
A different approach to public consultation
Credit: Katie Yates, Associate Director, Marketing - Catesby Estates
Garden Communities
Are Garden Communities the solution to the housing crisis?
Credit: Dawn Adams, Planning Manager- Catesby Estates
Planning Reform 2020
Changes to the UK’s planning system
Credit: Ed Barrett, Associate Director, Planning- Catesby Estates
Building A Recovery June 2020
Recommendations for stimulating the housing sector
Credit: LPDF
Realising The Benefits Of Housing Delivery
How new development can help with infrastructure delivery
Credit: David Morris, Planning & Operations Director - Catesby Estates
The Lay Of The Land
Covid-19 and the impact on housebuilding and land
Credit: Dawn Adams, Planning Manager- Catesby Estates
The Green Belt - Is It Time For A Change?
The Green Belt and possible changes that could be made
Credit: Victoria Groves, Senior Planning Manager - Catesby Estates
The Planning Lottery
Appeal successes
Credit: Ed Barrett, Senior Planning Manager - Catesby Estates
BBC Briefing Housing
The UK is in the middle of a housing crisis
Credit: BBC
Land Banking, Fact Or Fiction?
A discussion around land banking
Credit: David Morris, Planning Director - Catesby Estates
The New Builds Are Coming
The benefits of new home delivery
Credit: Dawn Adams, Planning Manager- Catesby Estates
What Is A Five Year Housing Land Supply?
And why is it so important?
Credit: Ed Barrett, Senior Planning Manager - Catesby Estates
Does Your Land Have Potential?
What makes a site suitable for housing?
Credit: Victoria Groves, Senior Planning Manager - Catesby Estates
Land Value And Development
LV has ‘taxed’ the minds of politicians for decades
Credit: David Morris, Planning Director - Catesby Estates
What Housing Crisis? The Key Facts
5 key facts about the housing crisis
Credit: Dawn Adams, Planning Manager- Catesby Estates
Scale & Role Of Land Promoters
The importance of land promoters
Credit: LPDF and Lichfields
The Green Belt Must Be Tackled
Radical action to deliver more homes
Credit: Institute Of Economic Affairs
National Planning Policy Framework
Consultation Proposals
Credit: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
What Is The Future Of Social Housing?
277,000 people are now homeless in England
Credit: Shelter
Priced Out?
Evidence of the housing crisis in England
Credit: Institute for Public Policy Research

Statistics


England has a land area of just over 13 million hectares of which about 8% is of developed use - DLUHC
Land designated as Green Belt in England as at 31 March 2021 was estimated at 1,614,000 hectares, around 12.4% cent of the land area of England - DLUHC
Including Green Belt, just over 37% of the area of England (4.9 million hectares) is protected by one or more environmentally protected designations, which includes National Parks, AONBs and SSSIs - DLUHC
Overall there was a decrease of 1,750 hectares (-0.1%) in the area of land designated as Green Belt between 31 March 2020 and 31 March 2021 - DLUHC
In 2020, the average cost of buying a home was x 7.84 the average income. In 1997 it was 3.54 - LPDF
In 2020, 58,644 affordable homes were delivered representing only 40% of the identified need -LPDF
In 2020, 3.66m, the number of those in concealed or overcrowded houses in England - LPDF
2019-2020 the average age of a first time buyer was 34 years old, compared to 27 in 2007 - LPDF