Dementia and Town Planning

This practice note gives advice on how good planning can create better environments for people living with dementia. It summarises expert advice, outlines key planning and health policy and highlights good practice case studies. The policy context applies to England,...

Urban Design Compendium

“The Compendium was developed to guide policy development and practical application in new development and regeneration for both English Partnerships and the Housing Corporation. It was also hoped to have wider relevance so it would inform and assist all those...

Qualities for a neighbourhood

This is a wall chart, created by Liz Kessler, showing a range of Place Qualities for ‘good’ neighbourhoods. Could be used for larger places too....

Neighbourhood Plans: Roadmap Guide

A guide on planning from Locality, that draws on neighbourhood experiences. Useful for neighbourhood planning, but also guidance on good practice and worksheets for carrying out each part of a small scale plan. Neighbourhood Planning in England began in 2012. Local...

Trees in Hard Landscapes: A Guide for Delivery

This guide from the Trees & Design Action Group explores the practical challenges and solutions to integrating trees in 21st century streets, civic spaces and surface car parks, detailing process, design and technical options. This will be of particular interest...

Trees in the Townscape: A Guide for Decision Makers

This guide from the Trees & Design Action Group sets out 12 principles of best practice for all those involved in local decision making to ensure that our 21st century towns and cities are underpinned by a 21st century approach to urban trees, for maximum...

The Canopy

A guide from the Trees & Design Action Group produced in partnership with Design for London. It is intended to provide guidance for designers, developers and planners on benefits and available solutions for incorporating trees into dense urban environments....