David Lock suggests eight areas in which the sludge obstructing the speedy preparation of Local Plans can be cleared.
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David Lock on three strands of work highlighted by the experience of developing the Garden Cities and the post-war New Towns. Please click here to read the latest Off the Fence article for the TCPA Journal.
David Lock on some post-election ‘elephants in the room’.
We need to base our strategic thinking on an understanding of real geographies, and then manage our space as it really is, not as we have been led to think it is, says David Lock.
David Lock on how initially rapid progress on the Central Milton Keynes Business Neighbourhood Plan ran up against delay and, barring last-minute intervention, high costs.
Kate Barker’s recent ‘Perspectives’ series publication on housing and planning busts a few myths and offers some interesting, baggage-free assessments.
David Lock on planning to meet housing need, the need for planning system participants to act in good faith, and Silkingrad revisited.
David Lock on the Lyons Housing Commission report and the potential for cross-party agreement and action on housing after the general election.
The idea of community land auctions as a means of stimulating housing development rumbles on – but the proposed process is profoundly flawed, says David Lock.
David Lock outlines some of the housing supply and delivery issues that should be considered by the Lyons Review. Please click here to read the latest Off the Fence article for the TCPA Journal.