A very big house in the country

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth

A change is afoot in the planning laws. The government has issues a new Planning Policy Statement which favours modern design over traditional design in new country houses. This is a placement of Gummer’s Law, the planning policy which loosened restraints to allow more country house development.

In the constant battle between architectural innovation and our nostalgic heritage, it look like Labour has taken a side.

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Adam is a lecturer, trainer and writer. He's been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 30. He lectures on audience strategy and engagement at City, University of London.