No ‘planning panacea’ through Section 106 and CIL abolition - Property Week

Alexandra Ground, Partner in the Russell-Cooke Solicitors, real estate planning and construction team.
Alex Ground
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"I'm concerned there will be sites that could be good to develop on but have a lot of upfront costs, and it'd be a shame if this disincentivises people from developing them, because what's viable for an average site in that area doesn't have relevance to that particular site."

Speaking with Property Week, partner Alex Ground discussed some of the ways in which the abolition of section 106 and the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) - and its subsequent replacement with a new levy - may affect how property is developed in the future.

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