Think Tank

The idea behind our Think Tank is to share interesting snippets of information, ideas, thoughts or simply things we find interesting. Hopefully these short articles will provide you with inspiration for your own project, or perhaps you will learn something new. Our Think Tank is updated on a regular basis, so make sure you re-visit to view our latest articles.


Our articles are ordered with the most recent publications at the top of the page. To help you find articles you may be interested in we have organised the articles into several categories, simply select a category you are interested in from the Topic List Filter.

The Higher Street
The never-ending struggles of the High Street are well documented, and the theories as to why they are declining and how the problems can be addressed are boundless. Could The Higher Street be a solution?
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One Planet Development
The One Planet Development is a forward-thinking Welsh planning policy by the One Planet Council, a voluntary body, promoting sustainable principles to enable people to generate most of their resources from the land they own and work towards a zero-carbon lifestyle.
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Forever Young Retailers
‘The Death of the High Street’ is an all too familiar phrase, so how then, are some businesses surviving? And thriving?
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Class Q Permitted Development was first introduced in 2014 and later updated in 2018. The legislation aims to benefit landowners, offering them a route to converting agricultural buildings into housing on their site.
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