RESI: Pidgley lambasts “stupidity and ridiculousness” of planning system

Tony Pidgley

Berkeley Group chairman Tony Pidgley has lambasted the planning system for being too slow, branding some council planning departments “awful”.

Speaking on a panel at Property Week’s RESI convention entitled ‘Why are we no closer to solving the housing crisis?’ Pidgley cited planning as the biggest barrier to bringing forward new developments.

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