Academy of Urbanism Summer Drinks Reception

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Andrew Fisher

As part of the Academy of Urbanism Symposium being held in Milton Keynes to coincide with the 50th Birthday celebrations for the city, DLA hosted a Summer Drinks Reception in the garden of our offices. Read more »

DLA on Raynsford Review Task Force

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Julia Foster

Under the chairmanship of the former housing and planning minister, Nick Raynsford, an eminent group of planning professionals, including our Managing Partner Julia Foster, are leading a wide-ranging review of the function and purpose of the planning system.

As a member of the task force Julia is primed to ensure that the valuable experience of DLA’s clients and partners will inform the Review recommendations.  Evidence gathering will take place over the next four months and we will provide further information on ways to get involved. Read more »

MK CityFest 2017

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Will Cousins

Milton Keynes 50th year continues to provide an eclectic and stimulating array of opportunities to celebrate the UK’s most dynamic and successful new town.

Debates about our city past, present and future will dominate CMK this week, as Milton Keynes rolls out MK CityFest 2017. Read more »

MK CityFest 2017

David Lock Associates launch website ‘MK50 Trees’ to celebrate Milton Keynes, ‘the City of Trees’

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Simon Collier

As part of Milton Keynes reaching its 50th birthday this year, David Lock Associates has created a special website to help mark the occasion, dedicated to the beautiful trees in the Borough.

The ‘New City’ of Milton Keynes boasts over 5,000 acres of parkland, rivers, lakes and woodland including over 22 million trees.  The website ‘MK50 Trees’ maps out the location of 49 trees across the Borough – nominated by staff at DLA who have worked and lived in the area for many years – for either their location, uniqueness and aesthetic qualities or personal memories they may hold. Read more »

Consensual government housing and planning policies

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David Lock

David Lock looks for areas of possible post-election consensus in the general election manifestos.

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

Looking to the future: DLA Present at National Infrastructure Forum 2017

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Joanne Cave

13th June saw DLA’s Heather Pugh and Richard Latcham deliver a frank and insightful seminar into planning and infrastructure investment at this year’s NIF, whilst we had brisk trade at our stand for the day talking to local authorities and Government departments about our work in this field.

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National Infrastructure Forum 2017 | David Lock Associates

DLA Appoint New Chairman

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Julia Foster

From 1st June 2017, David Keene, who has been with David Lock Associates (DLA) since 2001 and has been Deputy Chairman since 2013, will become Chairman.

Will Cousins, who joined the company in 1990, steps down as Chairman but will remain a Partner. 

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DLA Appoint New Chairman - David Lock Associates

Permission secured for new homes in Olney

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Duncan Chadwick

On behalf of MK-based Bastion Homes (Heritage) Limited, DLA has secured permission (subject to a s106 agreement) for eight dwellings on the site of a former joinery workshop at Yardley Road, Olney. Read more »

‘Active Design’ at Urban Design London

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Keith Brown

David Lock Associates were pleased to give a presentation on our Active Design guidance with Sport England at the Urban Design London conference Streets, Transport & Public Health on 11th May 2017.

The presentation was the latest in the series that DLA have delivered with Sport England to continue to promote the principles of Active Design and share latest updates including the new case studies and animation, (all available online via link below.) Read more »

Urban Design London | David Lock Associates

Promotions at DLA

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Julia Foster

David Lock Associates is pleased to announce a series of internal promotions. Read more »