New homes planned for former industrial site in Derbyshire

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Heather Pugh

David Lock Associates (DLA) has submitted an Outline Planning application on behalf of Tapton Estates for the redevelopment of a vacant industrial park in Derbyshire to make way for new homes.

Derwentside Industrial Park, formally the base for a major ladder manufacturer, sits on a 15-acre site in the southern part of the town of Belper, close to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, and has been closed since the occupier relocated in 2016. Read more »

Active Design – New Animation & Case Studies Published

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Keith Brown

A new Active Design animated film has been launched alongside further Active Design case studies, published by Sport England on 5th April 2017. You can take a look at these online at www.sportengland.org/activedesign/. Read more »

Welborne – 21st Century Garden Community

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David Keene

David Lock Associates (DLA) is acting as Planning Consultant to Buckland Development Ltd, to coordinate and submit an Outline Planning application for a 6,000-home new community in Hampshire. The new Garden Village of Welborne will be located in an area of almost 1,000 acres north of Fareham, with parks, playing fields and a network of green walks. Read more »

Welborne - 21st Century Garden Community - DLA

Government loan for Alconbury Weald

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Andrew Fisher

As part of our ongoing role in the development of Strategic site Alconbury Weald, David Lock Associates (DLA) have recently supported land owners Urban&Civic in successfully securing a £45million loan from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to “accelerate the delivery of the site by funding the provision of vital infrastructure”. Read more »

Government loan for Alconbury Weald- DLA

Success at appeal in Oxfordshire

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Nick Freer

David Lock Associates have had success at  appeal in overturning a decision by West Oxfordshire District Council to refuse outline permission for a mixed residential, care home and sheltered accommodation scheme in Burford, Oxfordshire. Read more »

success at appeal in Oxfordshire - David Lock Associates

‘locally accountable’ new town development corporations

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David Lock

David Lock considers what the ‘locally accountable’ in the Housing White Paper’s ‘locally accountable New Town Development Corporations’ formulation might mean in practice.

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

new town development corporations OTF- DLA

DLA win commission for new Garden Village in Northamptonshire

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Andrew Wintersgill

David Lock Associates (DLA) has been commissioned by Land Acquisition & Promotion (LAP) as Planning consultant for its proposed Garden Village on the site of the former Deenethorpe Airfield, in East Northamptonshire.  Read more »

New Garden Village in Northamptonshire

Consultation on the future of Bury St Edmunds Town Centre

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Matthew Lappin

A public engagement campaign is underway in Bury St Edmunds seeking the views of residents, visitors and workers on the future of the town and a proposed masterplan for the further enhancing of the historic and thriving town centre.

David Lock Associates (DLA) and Peter Brett Associates were appointed by St Edmundsbury Council in December 2016 to produce the town centre masterplan, the first stage of which is an issues and options report. Read more »

Bury St Edmunds Town Centre Consultation - DLA

Helping create the Forest of Marston Vale

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Gay Revill

Volunteers from David Lock Associates donned wet weather gear on Wednesday, 8th March to take part in a tree planting session with the Forest of Marston Vale Trust. Read more »

Marston Vale Forest Tree Planting - DLA

Vital infrastructure gets approval at Rugby

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Helen Armes

Development at Radio Station Rugby has taken another important step forward. Rugby Borough Council (RBC) last week approved reserved matters, submitted by David Lock Associates, for the implementation of the Link Road. The road will provide a critical connection between the urban extension, now known as Houlton, and Rugby town centre and will be constructed as an early infrastructure project to support sustainable transport movement. Read more »

Vital Infrastructure approved at Rugby - DLA