Endorsement for major employment facility in the Midlands

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David Keene

Rugby Borough Council has resolved to grant planning permission for a 46,000 m² manufacturing facility at Prospero Ansty near Coventry.

David Lock Associates submitted the detailed planning application on behalf of Manse Opus (Ansty) LLP & Rolls-Royce Plc, to provide a new UK manufacturing base for International aerospace and defence engineering group Meggitt Plc, in December 2017. Read more »

High density

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David Lock

David Lock on questions surrounding the issue of high development densities.

Please click here to read the latest Off the Fence article for the TCPA Journal by David Lock. 

Wintringham: Resolution to Grant for 2,800 homes in St Neots

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Andrew Fisher

Huntingdonshire District Council has resolved to grant planning permission for a new urban extension at St Neots in Huntingdonshire.

David Lock Associates submitted the Outline Planning Application for Wintringham, part of the Eastern Expansion plans for St Neots, on behalf of Urban&Civic and trusts associated with Nuffield College, Oxford. Read more »

DLA secures timely approval in Northampton

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Andrew Wintersgill

DLA has obtained Reserved Matters approval for a large, first phase of a 1,000-home southerly extension to Northampton within the 13-week target set by Government for determining major planning applications.  The approval is for the first 349 homes of Bovis Homes’ Rowtree Park development, after the road of that name.  Read more »

Healthy New Towns move a step closer

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Phil Copsey

David Lock Associates (DLA) is delighted to be working as part of a team led by the TCPA to prepare Healthy New Towns Guidance on behalf of NHS England.  Read more »

Public exhibitions on proposed Tresham Garden Village

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Andrew Wintersgill

Three public consultation events on the creation of a new garden village on a former airfield in East Northamptonshire will take place this week.

David Lock Associates (DLA) is retained by Land Acquisition & Promotion (LAP) as the Planning consultant for Tresham Garden Village. Read more »

tresham veg table

The town builder’s task

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David Lock

David Lock on the scope and complexity of the task of the new town builder.

Please click here to read the latest Off the Fence article for the TCPA Journal by David Lock. 

The town builder's task

DLA secures permission for new homes in Ebbsfleet Garden City

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Phil Copsey

Ebbsfleet Development Corporation has resolved to grant Outline planning permission for over 200 new homes at the Croxton and Garry site, part of Swanscombe Peninsula.  

DLA, who has been working in the area for several years, submitted the application on behalf of Swanscombe Development LLP for 220 residential dwellings and a new vehicular access off Tiltman Avenue. Read more »

Ebbsfleet Garden City New Homes

DLA celebrate Milton Keynes’ birthday in finale of year long campaign

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Simon Collier

Throughout 2017, David Lock Associates (DLA) has been celebrating MK50 (the 50th birthday of Milton Keynes) by showcasing 49 of the city’s 22 million trees on mk50trees.com.  To complete the showcase and make the golden 50, DLA launched a drawing competition to find a child to plant the 50th tree.

After a rigorous competition process, a ceremony was held today (23.01.2018) – on the day of Milton Keynes’ 51st birthday – as Hermione from Stony Stratford was invited to plant the historic 50th tree in the presence of the Mayor of Milton Keynes, Cllr David Hopkins.  Read more »

people planting a tree

Locally accountable new town development corporations – 2

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David Lock

David Lock on the proposed new regulations to allow locally accountable New Town Development Corporations to be set up under the New Towns Act.

Please click here to read the latest Off the Fence article for the TCPA Journal by David Lock. 

locally accountable new town development corporations - 2