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Social Responsibility Links - Local Planning

The Handy Guide to Planning

Urban Forum's handy guide to England's planning system.

Planning Portal

The UK government's online planning and building regulations resource. Use this site to learn about planning and building regulations or research government policy.

Regional Planning

This Government Office of the West Midlands page has links to Regional Planning Guidance and the Regional Spatial Strategy.

The Black Country Consortium

The forum for the strategic co-ordination of public, private and voluntary sector partners for the renaissance of the Black Country urban sub-region over the next 30 years.

Town and Country Planning Association

An independent charity working to improve the art and science of town planning. Gives access to many reports.

Planning Aid

Planning Aid provides free, independent and professional help, advice and support on planning issues. Has a link to a downloadable information pack The Planning Pack.

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Planning Portal for Dudley MBC

Worcestershire County Council

Planning Portal for Worcestershire County Council. Includes Strategic Planning

District Councils...

...also have planning responsibilities. Links to the relevant department pages:-

Bromsgrove District Council

Malvern Hills District Council

Redditch Borough Council

Worcester City Council

Wychavon District Council

Wyre Forest District Council


Royal Town Planning Institute

Useful guidance on the planning process and more.



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