New London Plan: four key changes you need to know about

A schedule of ‘early suggested changes’ to the new London Plan was issued by the Greater London Authority earlier this month, ahead of a formal public examination expected to start in January. Here are four of the key changes proposed, with reaction from...

“CABE used national housing audits to embarrass the housebuilders by publicising how poor their products were.”

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Community leaders seek a ‘manifesto’ for Farnham

Prominent members of the Farnham community and of Farnham and Waverley councils met to set our a ‘manifesto for Farham’ by considering the policies set out in the Healthy Places Manifesto by Place Alliance and to look for steps to overcome some of the...

Interview with Matthew Carmona: In search of Harmony

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. Read...