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.
Posts By: 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.
We shall need the New Towns Act before the housing crisis is over, but some new Garden Cities to be getting on with in the meantime is a really good thing, says David Lock. Click here to read the full article in the TCPA journal.
Please click here to read David Lock’s latest Off the Fence article for the TCPA Journal.
David Lock looks at how to establish the need for and locations of possible Garden Cities in England, and argues that some form of larger-than-local plan-making is imperative if we are to deliver the housing and supporting infrastructure on the scale that the country needs. Click here to read the article in the TCPA journal.