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Universities planning guidance

In preparing this guidance, our focus has been to achieve a strategic document that can assist universities to engage with local planning authorities and vice versa. 

The higher education sector has an unusual relationship with the planning system. While there are similarities with the health sector in terms of public betterment principles, there are also marked differences.

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