May/June 2008 Resource
NO ONE LIKES TO BE THOUGHT OF AS A NIMBY. OR DO WE? LIBBY PEAKE SHOWS HOW THE LATEST RESEARCH FROM SAINT CONSULTING TELLS US EXACTLY WHAT THE UK WILL TOLERATE, AND HOW WELL THIS BODES FOR GOVERNMENT POLICY.
As the population of Britain continues to grow and undeveloped land decreases correspondingly, the politics of land use becomes ever more intriguing and indeed pressing to those affected by new development. Since 2006, the Saint Consulting Group has produced the UK Saint Index to monitor public attitudes towards real estate projects and recently published its 2008 index quantifying the attitudes of 1,000 UK citizens towards large-scale developments.