Liverpool tops the UK City planning application table with 49% of all applications accepted

LOCARLA Top 10 UK Cities Planning Application Statistics – September 2018 to August 2019

Accepted Applications

City Applications Homes S106 Units Accepted %
Liverpool 131 2,129 57 48.88%
Manchester 183 6,729 40 43.57%
Bradford 60 920 43.48%
Sheffield 168 4,570 280 42.42%
Glasgow 93 3,297 40.79%
Edinburgh 37 1,329 40.66%
Bristol 61 1,555 9 36.75%
Leeds 205 2,911 314 35.47%
London 820 17,277 2,673 35.09%
Birmingham 60 2,761 150 34.88%
Grand Total 1,818 43,478 3,523 37.92%

Rejected Applications

City Applications Homes S106 Units Rejected %
London 479 4,623 229 20.50%
Bradford 22 193 15.94%
Bristol 26 475 15.66%
Birmingham 19 242 11.05%
Leeds 61 1,668 378 10.55%
Sheffield 39 619 43 9.85%
Edinburgh 8 872 30 8.79%
Manchester 30 836 175 7.14%
Liverpool 17 127 6.34%
Glasgow 11 318 40 4.82%
Grand Total 712 9,973 895 14.85%

Pending Applications

City Applications Homes S106 Units Pending %
Glasgow 106 5,466 50 46.49%
Leeds 255 16,493 2,340 44.12%
Birmingham 70 4,492 181 40.70%
Manchester 164 10,239 348 39.05%
Sheffield 154 12,423 479 38.89%
Edinburgh 35 1,848 240 38.46%
Liverpool 95 4,491 204 35.45%
London 791 46,751 9,245 33.85%
Bristol 54 5,202 713 32.53%
Bradford 43 1,342 44 31.16%
Grand Total 1,767 108,747 13,844 36.86%

10% of the applications are Prior Approval not required, Environmental Impact Assessment not required, Discharge of Conditions, Withdrawn etc.

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