DLA submit plans for expansion of St Neots

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Andrew Fisher

David Lock Associates has submitted a hybrid planning application to Huntingdonshire District Council, on behalf of Urban&Civic, for a mixed use urban extension near St Neots. Read more »

New Boutique Hotel given green light in Central Milton Keynes

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Joe Carr

David Lock Associates has secured planning permission, on behalf of their client CEG (Commercial Estates Group), to convert a prime Milton Keynes office building into a 124-bed boutique hotel.

25,000 sq.ft. of Norfolk House, which is located off Silbury Boulevard, will be converted from office to hotel use with the remaining space continuing as offices. Read more »

Major new commission for DLA in Cardiff

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Duncan Chadwick

David Lock Associates (DLA) has been appointed by Taylor Wimpey South Wales as planners and master planners for a residential-led mixed-use development of up to 2,500 dwellings, employment and associated community uses on 135 hectares of land to the east of Lisvane on the edge of Cardiff. Read more »

Approval granted for new development in Doncaster village

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Harry Jones

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council’s (DMBC) Planning Committee has voted unanimously to grant outline planning permission for the development of Land West of Hatfield Lane in Armthorpe subject to the completion of a Section 106 agreement. The master plan for the development, prepared by David Lock Associates (DLA), includes up to 400 new homes, a primary school and open spaces including a new green wedge which will act as a landscaped gateway to the village. Read more »

New recruits at DLA

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Joanne Cave

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

Housing numbers – the proposed standard formula

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David Lock

David Lock on the art and science of town and country planning, and the unintended consequences that may flow from the urge to develop a standard formula on the difficult question of housing numbers.

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

Mercedes Benz improvements given go ahead in Bromley

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David Keene

David Lock Associates has secured planning permission for the reconfiguration of a car dealership in the London Borough of Bromley on behalf of clients, Mercedes Benz UK Ltd. Read more »

Barrow residential development moves forward

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Greg Pearce

David Lock Associates (DLA) has secured reserved matters approval for 225 homes on behalf of clients – Barrow Lands Company Limited – on their land to the west of Whalley Road, Barrow, Lancashire. The reserved matters application relates to the southern parcel of the site. Barrow residential development, for up to 504 dwellings, obtained outline planning permission following an appeal and Public Inquiry in 2013, which was subsequently allowed by the Secretary of State in February 2014. Read more »

Reserved Matters Approval 225 Homes | Barrow Lands Company Limited | DLA

Active Design at the National Urban Design Conference

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Keith Brown

David Lock Associates were pleased to participate in the 2017 National Urban Design conference in Manchester; Associate Urban Designer Keith Brown gave a presentation on Active Design at the second day of the conference on Friday 8th September. DLA’s work with Sport England and Public Health England on Active Design complemented the theme of this year’s conference Health Happiness Harmony: How Urban Design can make it happen. Read more »

Active Design Conference 2017 | David Lock Associates

Should development benefits outweigh neighbourhood plans?

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David Lock

David Lock on the approval, after a Call-In inquiry, of a development application that ran counter to the intentions of the makers of the Central Milton Keynes business neighbourhood plan.

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