Poll Raises Nimby Issues

The Saint ReportNews 2007, saintblog0 Comments

March 16, 2007 Planning Resource

DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS THAT COULD GENERATE JOBS, HOMES AND OTHER LOCAL BENEFITS ARE FACING A BACKLASH FROM LOCAL COMMUNITIES AS WELL AS TRADITIONAL NUISANCE NEIGHBOURS, REPORTS LEE BAKER

The nimby brigade is on the march. This is the warning emerging from latest research that suggests eight out of ten people are against further development in their area.

Saint Consulting’s survey of 1,000 people across the UK provides the first detailed insight into nimbyism. It reveals that many residents are as unhappy about offices and supermarkets as they are about landfills and recycling sites. The polling firm concludes that the property industry is failing to engage with communities.

Poll Raises Nimby Issues

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