Archant completes acquisition of

archant_logoCommunity media company Archant has announced the acquisition of the remaining equity in, the portal website consolidating all domestic and commercial planning applications across the UK. Archant had previously held a majority equity stake in the business.

The website joins a growing portfolio of digital products within Archant Digital Ventures, the company’s digital incubator and investment arm, which invests in and supports innovative technology solutions and business models in Archant’s target market., launched in 2010, brings together commercial and domestic planning applications from all council authorities in the UK to provide users with simple, accessible information about current planning applications in their local area. By registering their details, users receive a weekly email summary of all planning applications submitted near their registered postcode.

The PlanningFinder platform has recently been further enhanced by the Archant Digital Ventures development team to increase the level of coverage across the UK and develop services for commercaal partners, advertisers and local councils.

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