Riverside Regeneration gets the Green Light

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Ebbsfleet Riverside Regeneration - David Lock Associates

Ebbsfleet riverside regeneration obtained the green light. The development corporation has unanimously resolved to grant outline planning permission for new homes and jobs at Northfleet Embankment West, a key site within Ebbsfleet Garden City.  The proposals, promoted and master planned by David Lock Associates on behalf of Northfleet Property LLP, will breathe new life into… Read more »

Young Planners’ Conference 2016

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David Lock Associates (DLA) are proud and excited to be sponsoring the Young Planners’ Conference 2016: ‘Planning for Change, Shaping Our Future.’  Taking place in Belfast on the 14th to 15th October, the conference will focus on up-to-the minute issues such as the changing face of our planning system, smart cities and healthy cities. DLA… Read more »

Northfleet ministerial visit

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Northfleet ministerial visit

Gavin Barwell, Minister of State for Housing, Planning and London, visited the former Northfleet Works site in Kent as part of a tour of Ebbsfleet Garden City organised by Ebbsfleet Development Corporation.  This major riverside regeneration site is owned by Northfleet Property LLP, a joint-venture company owned by Anglo American and Lafarge Holcim/Aggregate Industries, and… Read more »

New Headquarters for KidsPlay

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David Lock Associates (DLA) has secured full planning permission for a new headquarters building at Knowlhill, Milton Keynes.  The new building consolidates KidsPlay’s existing nursery, pre-school, after school and holiday clubs and headquarters functions from two separate settings into a single bespoke building.

2015 – The year to plan for healthy living?

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With an increasing emphasis on promoting healthy living and environments, David Lock Associates is delighted to have been commissioned by Sport England to undertake a review and update of ‘Active Design’, – a set of design guidelines aimed at urban designers, master planners and architects to ‘promote opportunities for sport and physical activity in the… Read more »

DLA assist Fields in Trust with new report

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Fields in Trust’s review of recommendations on standards for outdoor play, sport and recreation within Planning and Design for Outdoor Sport and Play (formerly known as the Six Acre Standard) reaches a new milestone today with the publication of Phase 2 of the project undertaken by David Lock Associates. 

House of Commons launch for publication: ‘Planning Healthy Weight Environments’

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‘Planning Healthy Weight Environments’ is a TCPA project that has explored the potential for planners, public health officers, and others to work together to create places that encourage people to live lifestyles that help maintain a healthy weight. The project has been supported by Public Health England, Canal and River Trust, David Lock Associates, Hertfordshire… Read more »

Regeneration of Northfleet Works is On Track

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Thames Gateway Minister, Bob Neill, has officially opened a new £13.5 million freight link from the North Kent Line to the former Lafarge Cement Works at Northfleet. The rail link was constructed as part of a planning permission for a Bulk Aggregates Import Terminal secured by David Lock Associates for Lafarge Cement UK as part… Read more »