27 Feb 2017
Record turnout for Don’t Move, Improve! Design Surgeries
On Saturday 25 February, the NLA galleries were awash with over 600 visitors gaining free advice and insight from home extensions experts. The packed day of events included 160+ one-to-one consultation sessions, two hour-long talks, and tours and drawing workshops to entertain and engage children in London’s built environment.
24 Feb 2017
Neighbourhood planning taking off
Neighbourhood planning has made great strides in the five years since it was brought into being via the Localism Act. But London needs to up its game in this growing area to take more advantage of the ‘richness’, knowledge and empathy of local people.
23 Feb 2017
Barking and Dagenham goes for growth
Barking & Dagenham set out its stall as London’s ‘biggest growth borough’ yesterday with plans to build 50,000 new homes and improved transport connections to the east London region.
17 Feb 2017
Planning ‘needs a digital upgrade’
The UK’s planning system is not ‘broken’ but is in need of an upgrade that may come about through moves towards greater digitization.
15 Feb 2017
London told: get creative; build more multi-level and mixed-use schools
London should get creative and look to develop more schools in high rises and alongside other complementary uses.