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15th April 2016

Older Londoners and the London Plan: Looking to 2050

Older Londoners are the fastest growing population group in London. By 2041 there will be more than 1.65m people aged 65 and over living in the capital – 16% of the total population of London. Three Dragons, Celandine Strategic Housing & Mead Solutions were commissioned by...

15th April 2016

Working in Wales and Northern Ireland

During 2015, Three Dragons led teams that investigated aspects of the supply of, and financial case for, affordable housing in Wales and Northern Ireland. Reports for both studies have now been published. The first, for the Welsh government, is an evaluation of the Rent First scheme*...

7th January 2014

Rural Housing – Three Dragons contributes to Welsh research

The evaluation of the Rural Housing Enabler network, published by the Welsh Government recently, explores the effectiveness of the RHE’s role, their management and the funding of these posts. Three Dragons and Celandine Consulting both contributed to the study. Click here to read the full report »...

1st January 2014

Dartmoor National Park Authority Affordable Housing Commuted Sums

Three Dragons and Rural Solutions have provided the Dartmoor National Park Authority with a commuted sum payments study. This considers what provision for affordable housing might be made in lieu of on-site provision. The study was undertaken as part of the Authority’s work on the...

1st January 2014

Monmouthshire CIL Viability Study

With the completion of the CIL viability study for Monmouthshire County Council, Three Dragons has now completed its 9th CIL viability study and its first in Wales.   The work for Monmouthshire was undertaken with PBA and included specific consideration of the strategic sites in the County...

1st January 2014

DCLG research into S106 Planning Obligations in 2011/12

This study, carried out by Reading University and Three Dragons, in association with Hives Planning, David Lock Associates and DLA Piper, estimates that 32,000 affordable homes were agreed through S106 Agreements in 2011/12 and £1bn of direct payments were agreed. Onsite affordable housing provision secured...