News & Updates

What’s New

Welcome to the Place Alliance’s news room, where you can find out the latest news, read our past Press Releases, sign up for our Newsletter and contact our Communications team.

New Projects

This summer Place Alliance is working on two new research projects which results will be published in the autumn: a National Housing Design Audit and a research to determine what design governance infrastructure is being utilised by the local authorities included in the audit.


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Press Releases

Find out more about Place Alliance campaigns and our work on place quality issues. For any media enquiry or interview request please email Victoria Howard, Communications Manager at the Bartlett School of Planning.


Place Alliance in the Press

Bartlett professor to lead audit of housing design quality

Bartlett professor to lead audit of housing design quality

The first systematic audit of housing design quality since CABE was scrapped has been announced. The project, which will examine at least 100 large-scale developments across England, will feed into the work of the government’s controversial Building Better, Building Beautiful commission. Read more →