BRE Response to the National Planning Policy Framework Consultation

The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) sets out the government’s policy for local planning practitioners and stakeholders.  This includes the way in which local (and neighborhood) plans are developed and applications assessed, and also direction in respect to local policy ambition and requirements for issues such as health, security, climate change, housing etc. Like many … Continue reading “BRE Response to the National Planning Policy Framework Consultation”

NEW SABRE LICENCES: APRIL 2018

We are pleased to welcome Canary Wharf Group PLC, Instrom Limited and ICTS Consult as SABRE Licensed Companies. SABRE is BRE’s security assessment and certification scheme. If you are investing in security or wish to understand and improve security at new and existing facilities, you need to think carefully about the company you select to … Continue reading “NEW SABRE LICENCES: APRIL 2018”

New SABRE licences: March 2018

We are pleased to welcome BB7 Fire Limited, Buro Happold Limited, Control Risks Group Limited and Hoare Lea LLP as SABRE Licensed Companies. SABRE is BRE’s security assessment and certification scheme. These companies are able to offer SABRE Assessment services alongside their security consulting services and are now listed on Red Book Live. If you … Continue reading “New SABRE licences: March 2018”

New Special Interest Group to enhance security in the built environment

To help drive better security in the built environment, a new Special Interest Group has been launched by building science centre, BRE, in partnership with the Security Institute – the UK’s largest professional membership body for security professionals. “Rightly so, security is high on everyone’s agenda,” says BRE Associate Director and Special Interest Group co-chair, … Continue reading “New Special Interest Group to enhance security in the built environment”

Upcoming Event: ‘Planning Today for a Secure Tomorrow’

In July this year, Steve Quartermain CBE, the Chief Planning Officer, wrote to all local planning authorities reminding them of the important role the planning system plays in ensuring appropriate measures are in place in relation to counter terrorism and crime prevention. Crime prevention has been a material consideration in the planning system for many … Continue reading “Upcoming Event: ‘Planning Today for a Secure Tomorrow’”