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A feature for SWBI on where local councils are going to put all those zillions of new homes.
Like the weather, the ups and downs of the housing market are a permanent source of angst and fascination to the average Brit. Insider’s 2012 Resi Report will look to go beyond the tabloid scare stories and speak to the people in the know about the underlying trends and movements that will shape the South West housing market – and thus the region’s long-term economic development – over the coming years.
Why was the July decision by the Secretary of State to approve nearly 1,000 homes in Gloucestershire so important? If “Localism” is now in play, what does that mean for development across the region? Is caution still ruling the day, even among the PLC housebuilders? Where are the likely hotspots for new development?