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Vacant Building Credit – A Window of Opportunity

The tinkering with the planning system continues. The addition to the Planning Practice Guidance in November of three slender paragraphs introducing the vacant building credit marks one of the Government’s latest attempts to encourage the redevelopment of brownfield sites. The principle behind the vacant building credit is straightforward. Where a vacant building is brought back