One in Four UK Households Opposed Planning Application Last Year

The Saint ReportNews 2008, saintblog0 Comments

March 14, 2008 Planning Portal

One in four UK households has actively opposed a planning application last year and some 86 per cent of the population can be classified as ‘nimbys’ (Not In My Back Yard).

That’s according to the latest annual survey on attitudes to property development carried out by The Saint Group. The survey showed that 65 per cent of those polled were dissatisfied with their council’s performance on planning while 69 per cent could not identify any planning gain in their community.

One in Four UK Households Opposed Planning Application Last Year

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