Property and Planning - The Building Safety Bill and the changing high street

The Building Safety Bill was recently introduced into Parliament and is set to deliver fundamental reform to the building safety regime. Emily Wood looks specifically at the implications for building owners and landlords.

Repurposing the High Street: the changing nature of the High Street has been clearly visible for years and looks likely to continue.  James Picknell considers the High Street of the (not too distant) future.

Principal Director of Planning, Peter Rainier, reflects on recent developments in and the reinvention of Crawley town centre.

About the authors

about the author img

Emily Wood


Expert in property contracts, rights to light, telecoms code issues, and business rates appeals for private and public sector clients.
about the author img

James Picknell


Partner specialising in property litigation, acting for commercial and private clients across a range of landlord and tenant and property disputes
about the author img

Peter Rainier

Principal Director of Planning

Expert on residential and commercial development planning applications and appeals, advising on commercial waste applications and heritage matters.

Stay connected, sign up for updates

Stay connected

Recent articles


Capital Gains Tax – how is my investment property affected?

When an individual owns investment property, CGT may be payable when any of these additional properties are sold. We take a look at when an individual may need to consider CGT and the possible impact.



Property and Planning breakfast seminar, Brighton, September

Network with colleagues in the field over bacon rolls before hearing the latest Real Estate updates from our team.



Property and Planning breakfast seminar, Gatwick, September

Join our expert Real Estate and Planning teams as we bring you the latest updates in Property law and answer your questions.



Dilapidations in Commercial Leases

Ben Price and Emily Wood discuss how it is best to see dilapidations liability starting with the negotiation of the commercial lease and thereby minimise the risk of later disputes.