New recruits at DLA

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The arrival at David Lock Associates this week of planning graduate Colette Portway marks the continued success of the Company’s ongoing recruitment drive.

Mountfield Park wins at Housing Design Awards

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David Lock Associates’ planned 4,000 home extension to Canterbury for Corinthian Land Ltd, Mountfield Park, received welcome news at the Housing Design Awards 2017 when Proctor & Matthews Architects design for Phase 1a was awarded the inaugural Best New Neighbourhood Award.

Committee votes in favour of Canterbury Urban Extension

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Canterbury City Council’s Planning Committee has voted overwhelmingly in support of Canterbury Urban Extension, a hybrid planning application for a 4000 dwelling urban extension known as Mountfield Park to the south of the city. The proposals, brought forward by Kent based developer Corinthian (Mountfield) Ltd. also make provision for 70,000 square metres of B1 floor… Read more »

DLA submits Canterbury’s largest ever planning application

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DLA has submitted a hybrid planning application to Canterbury City Council to develop 4,000 homes in South Canterbury, on behalf of Kent-based developer Corinthian Land. The proposed development paves the way for a multi-million pound investment in infrastructure and the creation of a major employment hub for Canterbury.

DLA support launch of new TCPA’s Guides

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David Lock Associates attended the official launch of the TCPA’s Guides for Creating Successful New Communities today (15th March 2016). The six guides – on location; finance and delivery; masterplanning and design; planning for energy and climate change; homes for all; and planning for arts and culture – are designed to help local authorities and… Read more »

New faces at DLA

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Town Planning and Urban Design Consultants David Lock Associates are delighted to welcome four new planning recruits to their Milton Keynes office.

Essentials of Urban Design

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Essentials of Urban Design

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have released ‘Essentials of Urban Design.’ Written by Mark Sheppard, founder and director of David Lock Associates (Australia) Pty Ltd, ‘Essentials of Urban Design’ explains the fundamental concepts of urban design, providing the understanding and tools needed to achieve better design outcomes.