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.

New Partners at David Lock Associates

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David Lock Associates has promoted four senior staff members to Partner level. Urban designers Steve Haines and Matthew Lappin and planners Andrew Wintersgill and Andy Fisher all join the Partners Board and will contribute to the continued growth of the Company. In addition, planner Francesca Robinson is promoted to Associate, Julia Cousins is made a… Read more »

Garden Cities and New Towns – Lessons for Tomorrow

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‘What is a Garden City? What is a New Town? What is the difference between them?’ The TCPA will be holding a seminar today looking to answer these questions and to launch the first report into the research they have been conducting into new Garden Cities and how to create them for future generations.

Planning Magazine’s National Planning Summit

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DLA is excited to be working on Planning Magazine’s National Planning Summit as a Headline Event Partner. Taking place on 1st April 2014, in London, the National Planning Summit is set to be the national gathering to address the latest, most pertinent topics concerning the planning system today. Gathering planning professionals from both the public and… Read more »