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
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 »
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 »
Active Design at the National Urban Design Conference
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 »
Should development benefits outweigh neighbourhood plans?