Coordinating codes, the right tool for the job!

Matthew Carmona in his blog on the Coordinating Codes as the possible solution to the Permission in Principle and the way to achieve both the Government’s aim of greater certainty in the planning process, whilst still enabling the proper consideration of design and...

Government could improve housing design by learning from CABE

It is six years since the government design watchdog was axed, but many of its initiatives could be aped to improve the quality of new housing, says Bartlett professor Matthew Carmona. Read more → “CABE used national housing audits to embarrass the housebuilders...

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...