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Van Gogh Walk, Lambeth

East Bank River Arun, Littlehampton

Clapham Old Town, London

Millennium Town Park St Helier, Jersey

South Quay and Foundry Square, Hayle

Firepool Taunton, Somerset

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Place Alliance is a movement for place quality. It is founded on the idea that through collaboration and better communication we can establish a culture whereby the quality of place becomes an everyday national and local priority. Place Alliance is open to all and brings together organisations and individuals who share the belief that the quality of our built environment has a profound influence on people’s lives.

rtpi-award-for-research-excellence-2016-winnerThe RTPI Awards for Research Excellence recognise and promote high quality, impactful spatial planning research from RTPI accredited planning schools, and planning consultancies, in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and internationally.

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Happening this month

Find out about all other future Events on our What’s On page

  • Healthy Places Working Group Meeting LG06
    13th January 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Core Supporters Meeting LG06
    17th January 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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12/01/2017 – The Place Alliance welcomes the call from the Federation of Master Builders and LGiU for local authorities to adopt the idea of Coordinating codes for small sites. The Place Alliance has argued that these can give certainty to all involved, help to engage communities and lead to a more proactive and creative planning process. They are quick and cheap to produce. More

02/11/2016 – Our December Newsletter is here! You can now read our monthly update of activities, upcoming events and news

08/09/2016 – Place Alliance wins the RTPI Awards for Research Excellence

29/06/2016 – THE PLANNER: “In search of harmony: An interview with Matthew Carmona”

From protecting public rights in private spaces to ensuring ‘permission in principle’ preserves local character, Matthew Carmona is determined to reconcile public interest and private gain in well-designed places and spaces, finds David Blackman.

URBAN DESIGN MATTERS A regular blog by Prof. Matthew Carmona of The Bartlett School of Planning on urban design issues in the UK and internationally

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