The PropTech Engagement Fund continues to build on its success as we launch the next round of funding for 9 projects under the Digital Planning Continuous Funding Model. This most recent funding will see select projects from previous rounds explore ideas around how to further scale the adoption of digital tools and increase efficiencies when undertaking planning consultation projects across the country.
The first phase of the Cyber Assessment Framework for local government pilot has seen us undertake more than 50 hours of workshops with 10 councils from across England. As this phase comes to an end, we’re keen to share some initial insights and feedback with you before we move into the next phase.
The Planning Software Improvement Fund aims to help Local Planning Authorities in England (LPAs) to improve the digital services they use for the submission and assessment of planning applications - the development management side of local planning.
We’re delighted to announce that applications are now open to join the pilot of Future Councils. Future Councils is a partnership between Local Digital and a group of councils to deliver replicable pathways to digital and cyber security reform that …
In the summer the DLUHC Digital Planning team held a virtual Roundtable event to connect senior DLUHC officials with a wide range of voices to help the Property Technology (PropTech) sector understand the government’s levelling up agenda and discuss where their insights, experience and solutions could help.
We’re excited to announce that Round 6 of the Local Digital Fund is now open for applications from council-led digital projects. In this latest round, we’re inviting local authorities to submit proposals for Discovery, Alpha and Beta projects to make …
Data is at the heart of the DLUHC Digital Planning team’s mission to modernise England's planning system. The team’s planning data platform has moved into the beta phase, and is now available on planning.data.gov.uk.
This Autumn, the Local Digital team will be working with a small cohort of councils to help establish a clear and comprehensive cyber resilience standard for local government in England.
Every July, the Local Digital team holds a month-long campaign to celebrate the anniversary of the launch of the Local Digital Declaration.
Three new DLUHC funded digital planning services, co-designed by a pioneering group of local councils, are now live on the websites of Buckinghamshire, Lambeth and Southwark Councils.