Criticisms laid at UK’s Planning System’s door

In recent months, developers and housebuilders have come under fire for Landbanking – purposely sitting on plots of land without developing them – however Land Agent Aston Meed has defended housebuilders and pointed the finger squarely at the country’s planning system.

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Richard Carr says landbanking isn’t to blame for property crisis

Recent newspaper reports have claimed that developers in the UK own enough land to create more than 600,000 new homes in Britain, which is four times the total of number of houses built in the country last year.

However, Adam Hesse, Land & Planning Director at Aston Mead, was questioned the claims when speaking to the propertyreporter.co.uk.

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