Tag Archives: Housing

EVENT REVIEW: Planning a Healthier London – 4 December 2015

RTPI London’s To 2020 and Beyond Mayoral series explores the most important themes for London’s forthcoming election. On 4 December 2015, the theme was health. tp bennett hosted this event at their HQ in America Street. The speakers were: Victoria Pinoncely – RTPI Research Officer Lucy Saunders – GLA and TfL public health specialist Paul […]

RTPI/CIH Event Housing delivery: the Lyons Review and findings from the latest S106 research

Join us at on 12 February to learn about the latest thinking on housing, at the headquarters of the Chartered Institute for Housing in central London. Housing delivery is attracting a great deal of political interest in the run up to the 2015 General Election. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) research into the use of […]

Local Development Orders – an effective delivery vehicle for housing?

“Housing is a long term problem… we need to see a lot more homes being built in Britain.” “We have beautiful landscapes… To preserve them we must make other compromises.” “If we want to limit development on important green spaces, we have to remove all the obstacles that remain to development on brownfield sites.” “Councils […]

EVENT REVIEW: Liveable City: Housing Design – 22nd May 2014

Held at the distinctive offices of Allies and Morrison Urban Practitioners in Southwark, this event brought together the RTPI Centenary Series theme Liveable City and focused on housing design in the London context. Chaired by Peter Bishop of Allies and Morrison the evening began with the perennial question, what is good design? Peter made reference […]

UPCOMING EVENT: Liveable City: Housing Design – 22nd May 2014

This event will reflect RTPI London’s Centenary Series theme for May, the Liveable City, exploring housing design in the context of London’s key economic, policy and development pressures. Featuring senior representatives from architecture, development, politics and design, this promises to be a discussion-provoking evening. The event will be chaired by Peter Bishop, Director at Allies […]